Hakeem Ishola, on Saturday, beat a 120-player strong field from across the country to win the inaugural Ikeja Golf Club Stableford Cup. Playing off handicap 14, Ishola scored 44 points to win a trophy and a golf bag.
Elated by his feat of becoming the winner of the maiden tournament, Ishola attributed his victory to constant practice. He said: “I am very happy and proud of myself for this feat… I feel it is my day and I am glad I made the best of it.”
ChiChi Alamu, who scored 41 points to also emerge as the highest ranked female, came second, while Rasheed Adebisi scored 40 points to earn the second runner-up prize.
Ishola commended Ikeja Golf Club Captain, Shina Akinyemi and his executive committee members for a wonderful competition, saying, “this is a wonderful event. Akinyemi has raised the bar with the competitions, organisation, souvenirs, priczes and participation. All of these have taken the bar a notch higher.”
Also speaking at the end of the event, Ikeja Golf Club Captain, Akinyemi, thanked Overland Properties Limited, Qshop, Saros Lifecare and Rockstar Energy drink for sponsoring and refreshing the tournament.
He also thanked the participants for showing their support and assured members of the club of his administration’s resolve to invest in quality facilities and activities that would improve its state-of-art facility and strengthen members’ bond.
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