The sixth edition of the Southern Sun Ikoyi Golf tournament ended in style with Michael Huisamen and Toyin Martins coming top in the male and female categories.

•2nd from Left, Cliff Shiridzinodya, Deputy General Manager, Southern Sun Ikoyi and other golfers on the field of play at the 6th annual Southern Sun Ikoyi 2017 Golf Tournament.

The tournament which held at the lush grounds of Lakowe Golf Resorts in Lagos had over 72 golfers on parade with the winners emerging after long and gruelling rounds on the course.

Other winners in the men’s category include Winston Strassoil and Okoebor Ancy, who came 2nd and 3rd respectively. While Idowu Pabalakin and Buday Chantal also emerged 2nd and 3rd place winners in the female category. At a post tournament prize giving cocktail held after the competition, winners were also announced in various categories including winning female team for the nearest to the pin and winning team longest drive hole with plaques and various prizes awarded to the excited winners.

Speaking at the Prize giving cocktail, General Manager, Southern Sun Ikoyi hotel Mr. Mark Loxley commended the participating golfers for their tenacity in completing the all-day competition in spite of hot weather.

He thanked all new and returning sponsors and reiterated the hotel’s continued commitment to fostering golf as a sporting activity within Lagos’ thriving business community. Appreciating the efforts of the lady golfers in particular, Mr Loxley noted that the “hotel is proud to continue in its dedication to providing a suitable platform for promoting golf as a sport amongst women”.

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