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March 12, 2024

Pete Edochie maiden golf tourney to hold in Enugu

Pete Edochie maiden golf tourney to hold in Enugu

By Solomon Nwoke

The maiden edition of Pete Edochie Golf Tournament teeing off  on Saturday in  Enugu is expected to draw the country’s creme of golfers to Eastern Nigeria.

The three day golf tourney holds at the Enugu Sports Club (golf section) to celebrate the 77th birthday of the global screen star and Nollywood icon,Chief Pete Edochie MON.

Fully sponsored by Solotone Ventutres Limited, this maiden edition of Pete Edochie golf tourney will feature a match of supremacy between the Python Golf Club of Port Harcourt and Enugu Golf Club. 

Spokesperson for Solotone, sponsors of the golf tourney, Chief Leo Edochie,  noted that the open tournament which is one of the many activities arranged to honor Chief  Edochie would be a yearly event.

On why the choice of Enugu, Solotone opined that Enugu is where the revered actor lives and works.

Golfers are expected to arrive Enugu  this Friday while the main birthday event takes place as the golf battle tees off early on Saturday followed by award of prizes.

Highlights of the tournament is a tour of memorable places in Enugu and a grand reception.