Dr. Dennis Oji @ 80th Birthday Golf Tourney Tees-Off At Aba Sports Club Today
By ABIODUN JIMOH
The Aba Sports Club 1926 will witness arrays of golfers across South-East and other parts of the country for the Dr. Dennis Oji @ 80th Birthday Golf Tournament which tee-off today at the golf course, Aba, Abia State capital.
The tournament began on Friday with the arrival of golfers for registrations and cocktail party at the section, while game proper tee-off today, between 7am and 11am, just as the closing ceremony and prize presentation is slated for 3pm respectively.
According to the Captain of the club, Sir Jonathan Oguejiofor in a chat with Daily Dispatch, he confirmed that all necessary arrangements have been made to ensure smooth hosting of the golf event.
Oguejiofor noted that about hundred golfers from South-East States and other parts of the country are to take part at the tournament.
The Captain hereby enjoined participants to play according to the rule of the game and to feel the hospitality of the club known as the cradle of golf course in the region and in Nigeria as a whole.
Nwakaibeya said: “Please let’s endeavour to participate and have fun with our super veteran. Let’s come out and make it a great outing and there are fantastic prizes to be won at the end of the event.
“Based on executive deliberations on the issue of LGAN resolution, ladies with handicap 29-36 will be a separate category to tee-off by 10am -11am with their group and will have their own prizes.
“Also, ladies of senior handicap will tee-off by 7am and will play on their different categories for prizes.”