Lagos First Lady’s Open Championship returns with over 180 players

By Daily Sports Nigeria on April 29, 2022

Views: 207

The Lagos State First Lady’s Open Championship will return today with over 180 players vying for various prizes at the Ikeja Golf Club.

The biennial tournament was last held in 2014 before politics and COVID-19 halted the gathering of the country’s best women players at the prestigious Ikeja Club.

According to the organisers, Lagos State First Lady, Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, is expected to perform the ceremonial tee-off of the championship initiated by Ikeja Golf Club’s former Lady Captain, the late Mrs. Bose Ransom Kuti, to help grow the game among women and also provide exercise for the body and mind.

The championship debuted in 2014 during the administration of Babatunde Fashola, but it was suspended during Akinwunmi Ambode’s tenure.  It could not hold in 2020 due to COVID-19 and its attendant economic problems.

Speaking on the championship, Vice Lady Captain of Ikeja Golf Club, Busola Ladipo, said: “I am happy that the First Lady Championship is finally back in my time. It will be the third edition because we could not organise the tournament since 2014, owing to circumstances beyond our control, particularly in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

 

Source The Guardian Nigeria

Posted April 29, 2022


 

You may also like...
Arsenal Ready For Next Two Transfer Windows —...

Schweinsteiger retires from International football

D’Tigress Win Historic 3rd Consecutive Afrobasket Title

Barcelona Academy Hires Nigeria U17 Team Coach, Haruna...

Buffon Completes Sensational Return to Juventus

Super Eagles Set To Play Brazil In October...

 

Latest News The Undertaker excited by Adesanya’s UFC 276 ‘deadman’ entrance South Africa Coach, Ellis: How We Clipped Super Falcons Wings Morocco 2022 AWCON Football Summit: Super Falcons Go For Kill Adesanya defeats Cannonier to retain UFC 276 middleweight title, targets Pereira U.S. schools saved Nigeria N26m at national trials, says AFN Performance Director Falcons begin quest for 10th title, battle old foes, Banyana Banyana in Rabat NCDMB boss urges oil workers to play golf for physical fitness CAF announces Super League with $100m prize money We’ll Miss You So Much’ –Morelos Bids Farewell To Balogun Watering The Roots: How MTN Is Powering The Advancement Of Grassroots Football In Nigeria Ronaldo Interested In Joining Chelsea ‘Why Super Falcons Remain Dominant In Africa’ —South Africa Coach, Ellis

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (49,933 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (41,119 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (39,542 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (39,519 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (39,258 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (39,090 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (38,814 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (38,198 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (37,577 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (36,492 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (34,853 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (34,314 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (424) Basketball (302) Boxing (727) Columnists (670) Euro Soccer Update (13617) Fans Assembly (6) From the Grassroots (68) Golf (122) Interviews (17) Live Commentary (7) News (8111) NPL Glo Premier League (1316) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (10) Tennis (933)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media