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150 Golfers To Participate In 9th Golf And Tour Group Tournament In Kaduna

By Amina Aneibi, Kaduna

Kaduna, Nigeria – Over 150 golfers are set to compete in the highly anticipated 9th amateur Golf and Tour Group Tournament, to be held at the prestigious Kaduna Golf Club and Wuyep Lakeside Golf Club at the Air Force Base in Kaduna.

In a press conference held by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Wing Commander Ibrahim Sarki (Rtd) expressed his excitement for the upcoming tournament, stating that it is expected to be the best of its kind. The Golf and Tour Group consists of retired military and security officers, lawyers, civil servants, and business professionals.

During the tournament, there will be various activities arranged by the LOC, including a visit to an orphanage home to provide support to the less fortunate and a trip to the museum. The competition will be split between the Kaduna Golf Club and the Wuyep Lakeside Golf Club, with the grand finale and trophy presentation taking place at the Kaduna Golf Club.

Distinguished guests from military formations and top government officials will grace the ceremonial tee off and trophy presentation. Expected dignitaries include Kaduna State Governor Senator Uba Sani, the Chief of Defence Staff, the GOC 1 Division Nigerian Army Headquarters, and the Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), among others.

Guest players from NDA, Zaria, Wuyep, and Kaduna Golf Club will also participate in the tournament and have the opportunity to win prizes. This tournament follows successful events held in Abuja, Calabar, Ilorin, Ibadan, Enugu, and Uganda. The decision to host the tournament in Kaduna sends a strong message about the improved security situation in the area.

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