FirstBank of Nigeria Restricted, sponsors of the annual Lagos Open Golf Championship, has reiterated its dedication to the continual sponsorship of the event and different sporting actions throughout the nation.
Talking on the closing ceremony of the 61st version of the event in Lagos on Sunday, the CEO of FirstBank, Adeola Adeduntan, who was represented by government director, chief threat officer of the financial institution, Olusegun Alebiosu, stated due to the banking giants takes pleasure in sports activities, it can proceed to honours its dedication to it.
In the meantime, the 61st version of the event lived as much as its billing as a one which produces worthy champions, throwing up expectedly Benin based mostly Emmanuel Ojeabulu.
Enjoying three- photographs off the tempo going the final 18-holes, Ojeabulu performed among the finest golf of his life, sustaining regular pars for a closing 74, 3-over the course par to win the World Newbie Golf Rating acknowledged occasion by two photographs.
Ojeabulu began his sport with a gap 75, a second day rating of 78 and a closing 74 to exchange Ilorin based mostly Aminu Kadir, the event defending champion on the winners record.
In a single day chief, 20-year previous product of David Mark Golf Academy, George Paul who was tipped to win the event collapsed underneath strain closing with an unimpressive 79 to lose the 2 by two-shots.
Within the third place is Muyideen Olaitan, three-time winner of the coveted Lagos Open trophy geese within the third place whereas Iyare Osaze was additional down on the winners chart by One-shot, leaving perennial contender, Olajide Owolabi, who shot tournaments finest rating of 72 on day two of the competitors within the fifth place.
Glad with the turnout of the members, Golf Captain, Tony Oboh thanked the sponsors for holding the event going, saying FirstBank dedication must be emulated.
“It’s not straightforward to maintain a event like this going, I due to this fact congratulate FirstBank for his or her dedication”, Oboh stated.
Other than golf, different sports activities that take pleasure in dedication from FirstBank, consists of polo, tennis, basketball, soccer and athletes.