MORE than 120 golfers have been scheduled to tee-off at the SMT Global Golf Tournament scheduled for Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Sagamu Golf Club, Ogun State. Co-ordinator of the event, Kome Brown, said the club would be besieged with golfers from Lagos, Ogun, Oyo and Edo states.
According to her, the event would be preceded with a cocktail dinner, on the evening before the tournament’s tee-off. “The golf event is part of a Work and Play project that we are presently nursing to maturity and the concept is basically to create a platform for busy corporate individuals to connet in a social atmosphere. Golf is a key tool for achieving that for us” she said.
She added that players are drawn from different walks of life and the goal of the event apart from helping to promote physical fitness would also be realized with the many layers of interactive opportunities both with individuals and brands at the event. The golf event would be competed for over 18 holes and would reward players in gross and net categories.
Captain of the Club, Mr. Lanre Opakunle believes that the club has one of the best golf facilities in South West Nigeria and is strategically situated where golfers from different golfing communities in Ogun, Oyo, Edo and Lagos can access it. “We pride ourself as the centre of golf in Southern Nigeria, where all golfers from key locations need only an hour drive to access our beautifully laid out facility,” he said.