-Attracts Participants From African Countries
The much anticipated Leopard Golf and Beauty Pageant event scheduled for Lafarge Golf Club Sagamu has attracted participants from African countries while top ladies gofers in notable golf clubs in Nigeria are expressing high expectations.
Christy ka’ase, the Lady Captain of Python International Golf Club, formerly Air Assault, owned by Nigerian Army 6 Division Port Harcourt. Rivers State has reiterated her readiness to be part of epic golf event by training hard and acquiring leopard print accessories.
She described the Leopard event as a golf tournament designed to solidify relationships amongst lady golfers within and outside Nigeria, to groom young players and empower women in the golf world.
“Golf is life because it’s full of experiences, expectations, criticism and sometimes disappointments. We play the game because we’ve got the passion for it, and a lot has happened and still happening”, ka’ase noted.
Meanwhile, Team Uganda led by Gloria Nakalembe have signified intention and high expectations to storm Ogun State come 16th to18th August 2019 and be part of the big golf event.
Other top golfers from notable golf clubs in Uganda are Kityo Sarah Breeze, Bitarabeho Gloria Mbaguta, Asiimwe Evarlyne Buregyeya Sheila Mwine, Kamusiime Caroline and Magala Evah Okatch.
The organizing committee of the tournament led by Ms. Sumbo Oshile has also announced the panel Judges comprises of top golfers and professionals of repute expected to sit and select winners in the pageants.
Among them is Rtd. Gen M.C Ezeoke, a former Captain of the Air Assault Golf Club in Port Harcourt, now Python International Golf Club. a member of Ikoyi and Dolphin Golf Clubs, Col Ade Sunmonu Rtd the Incumbent Captain of Ibadan Golf Club is also serving as a Judge while Ms Mary Gabriel who is a member of “Hole 19 ” golfer she has contributed immensely to the growth of golf in areas of support and camaraderie, and Arc Nanwor Mamven a past Lady Captain of The IBB Golf and Country Club.
Also on the list of judges is Susan Cole Kotas, a past Lady Captain of several golf clubs, an active lady golfer who has risen from the rungs of the Association ladder to the top, she is presently the 1st Vice President of Ladies Golf Association of Nigeria (LGAN).