Golf comes to limelight at IGCC, Ibori Golf & Country Club Asaba in a five day long fiesta As Evergreen Initiative an NGO dedicated to honouring noteworthy individuals of virtue through sports, organizes a valedictory Pro-Am golf tournament to honour the outgoing Governor of Delta State Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan.
The President of the Evergreen Initiative Hon. Barr. Daniel Omayone Mayuku said this tournament which is scheduled as one of the events during the government transition period between 26th to 30th May 2015 is designed to celebrate Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan who has shown grit, dexterity and accomplishments in governance of Delta State in an 8yr tenure and is worthy of recognition. He said the tournament will also mark the transfer of the mantle of leadership to the next Governor of the State Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and wish him a fruitful prosperous tenure.
The Executive Secretary of Evergreen Initiative, Mr. Sifo Oniti, said over 120 pros and 250 amateurs will feature in this grand event, he hinted the Pros are to play for an expected N5m (Five Million Naira) while armatures who excel will be proud owners of Exotic prizes and trophies as well as souvenirs for all players. He reiterated that this event will mark the third successful hosting of the Evergreen Golf Tournaments since year 2010