September 22, 2015

Golf: OAK Pension lifts Corporate Challenge Cup

Golf: OAK Pension lifts Corporate Challenge Cup

The Oak Pension team has emerged winners of the 2015 Corporate Challenge Cup concluded at Ikeja Golf Club over the weekend in Lagos.The team comprising of Christopher Obije, Yomi Egbe, Alaba Adetunji and Abdulmajeed Aberuagba set the tone for their nine points lead from the first round of the 36-hole play on Friday September 18, 2015.

According to the Captain of the club, “it is a highly sought after event and I am not surprised with the way most players took on the course from the first day”

The Oak Pension Team garnered 99 stableford points on day-one at the expense of other 16 teams assembled for honours at Ikeja Golf Club before sealing their victory with an unassailable 98 points on the second day.

Victor Enosegbe, Competition Secretary of the Club, said that the event lived to its billing with the array of corporate teams that vied for the Cup and the competitiveness at the event has been on the rise since the event teed-off in 2011.

“I think more and more teams are seeing the value of showcasing their team at this event and more especially, the benefit of partnering with a golf club like ours” he said.

With nine shots adrift of the champions are Prime Metro Properties; a team represented by Rasheed Adebisi, Austin Aigbotsua, Bidemi Ojo and Biodun Oyewoga. They totaled 188 stableford points to pick the runner up prize at the event.

ICMA Services, featuring, Jimoh Odundare, Muyideen Olaitan, Rasaki Muritala and Kehinde Afolayan carded 185 points over 36 holes to place third at the event.

The best three teams apart from carting home gifts at the event have the unique honour of branding three different strategic holes for the next twelve months as a way to perpetuate the teams’ brilliant show at the 2015 Corporate Challenge Cup.

“It is a practice we believe has come to stay with the event: Enosege added.

Other competitors at the yearly 36-hole competition included Alpha Pharmacy, Adeco Project Engineers, Berger Paints 7Up Bottling Companies, Jungle Film Works, Grand Treasures, Consolidate Hallmark Insurance PLC, Sterling Bank Plc, Digital Media Limited, Ubosi Eleh and Co and Prime Prime Metro UK.