As part of efforts to develop raw talents in Golf the Abeokuta Golf club hosted Captains cup on Saturday, as golfers from different parts of the country converged on the capital of Ogun State, Abeokuta.
A two in one event to celebrate members of the Abeokuta sports club tagged “Captain and Lady Captain tournament” as well as induction of new members was heralded with a golf tournament which teed off around 8am with about 150 golfers in Abeokuta.
Speaking with NAIRASPORTS, The captain of Abeokuta Golf club Mr Kola Adeneye disclosed that the tournament is used to celebrate the year after COVID 19 disrupt activities
“It’s just we celebrating ourselves, and then the induction of new members, we are thanking God for his mercies because we realized that the year has been bedeviled by the covid-19 pandemic and here we are still playing the game of golf, so it’s all about celebrations. This is just like an end of the year appreciation and celebration, the calibre of people that turned up says it all”.he said
On the part of the secretary of the club Mr Dayo Folarin, “We are so glad to have golfers from across the country around for our Captain and Lady captain’s day, despite all the difficulties, we are grateful to everyone who made this a reality”.
There were presentation of awards at the end of the event which was followed by a celebration where members and well wishers sat to wine and dine as a way of cooling off the stress for the day.
Apart from the top Nigerian personalities including the Ogun State commissioner for Housing, Hon. Jagunmolu Akande Omoniyi that were present, United States of America based Nigerian music and boxing promoter Cos Canino was also present at the epoch making event.