L-R: Captain, Golf section, Ikoyi Club 1938, Ebi Pinnick; General Manager, Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel, Mark Loxley; Deputy High Commissioner, South African High Commission, Thandi Mgxwati; and Managing Director, Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel, Ernest Oji at the Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel Golf Tournament prize giving cocktail held on Saturday in Lagos
The quartet of Oluwatosin Adenuga, Goodluck Efemuaye, M. Bakinson and Sesan Akinsanya, playing in the four-ball event carded 80 stable-ford points to emerge winners of the 2nd Southern Sun Hotel Golf Day at the weekend.
Of course, the team comprising T. Maguire, R. Currie, J. Donnachie and K. Conway placed second while the quartet led by the Competition Secretary of the foremost golf club in the country, Frank Igbene, Tayo Babalakin, Tim Fischer and P. Boppana managed to pick the third spot.
On a day that business associates, friends and passionate golfers thronged the lush green of the club to enjoy what the Southern Sun Hotel had on offer to serenade all, Evelyn Oyome won the Longest Drive for ladies as well as the Nearest to the Pin. Peter Eben-Spiff won the Longest Drive for men.
Interestingly, the prizes on offer to the 172 golfers who entered for the two-day competition was just as aspect of what was in store for all that gathered at the finale.
Assorted items ranging from television sets to smart phones, exotic teas and return tickets to different parts of the world were won by excited golfers and guests at the raffle draws conducted to cap the evening of fun and glamour.
Captain of the club, Ebiyemi Pinnick in his remarks expressed gratitude to Southern Sun Hotel for trusting the club as a befitting venue to host their friends and business associates.
He expressed hope that the hotel will continue to host the tournament at the club in order to further the relationship so far built.