Ikeja Golf Club Warms up for LGAN Open


Fans will expect a fierce contest when golfers file out next Thursday for the 2016 Ladies Golf Association of Nigeria (LGAN) Open billed for the Ikeja Golf Club, Lagos.

The Open which will hold from November 24 and 26 is the first since three years and will witness over 200 golfers from the four (LGAN) zones of the country.

The zones which include North, South East, South West and South South have concluded their zonal Opens; this implies the zonal champions will meet in a titanic finals.

Some LGAN champions expected to feature at the event include Amina Wilfred of IBB Club, Abuja who won Northan Zone championship recently at the GEJ Golf Club, Air Force Base, Abuja and the Enugu Ladies Open and Rachael Danjuma of Jaji Club, who was champion at the Port Harcourt Open.

Others include Evelyn Oyome, South West number one; Faith Baya, South South champions, Daina Okah among other budding lady star golfers who will be contesting for top spots in the game.

Zulu Omo-Ikerodah (Mrs.), LGAN President however, affirmed that preparations are in top gear to ensure a hitch-free event as past presidents, lady captains are expected in attendance.

“This is a national Open and much is expected from us, because we are expecting guests from across the Federation. This means all logistics must be in place to ensure the guest are comfortable while the Open lasts,” the President said.

In the same vein she assured, “Participants at the end of the day would be happy being part of the championship. There are good trophies to win and enough for their welfare.”

This follows the good faculty of sponsors for the championship which include Guinness, Cresedar, ICMA, Light Label, Dangote, House J, Golf View Hotels, Samsumg West Africa, Emirate Air Line among others.

Hence, the president concluded the event would be wrapped up on a lighter note with raffle draws, return tickets from Emirate Air Line and other fun fare.