Shipping magnate wins Lord Wilson golf open Lakowe Nigeria

Shipping magnate wins Lord Wilson golf open Lakowe Nigeria


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Shipping magnate and owner of Nigeria’s biggest Tug supply Vessels MV Atlantic Brigand, Dr Augustine Ndubisi has won the Lord Wilson golf open tournament which took place at Lakowe Lakes Golf Resort in Lagos.

Ndubisi, who plays off handicap 17 won with one stroke under the course par while Secretary General of Abuja MOU, Captain Sunday Umoren who plays handicap 28 came a close second position with two strokes over par.

In third position was Lagos based banker Okposo Hector while individual medals were won by Emmanuel Emoghware, a marketing consultant who won the medal for the nearest pin on the par 3 14th hole just Mendes Seun won the medal for longest drive with a Tee shot of 248 meters on the par 4 18th hole.

Speaking shortly after receiving his trophy, Abuja MOU secretary General Captain Sunday Umoren welcomed the participation of more maritime stakeholders in the game of golf.

He said, “I am delighted that ship-owners now join us in the game of golf. I look forward to the day Nigeria will host an international golf tournament for maritime stakeholders.

On his part, Mr. Augustine Ndubisi, assured that he will drive the process to encourage Nigerian Maritime industry players to embrace golf.

Bayo Alli of ARM Group, owners of Lakowe Golf course said that the Management of Lakowe course is committed to organizing National and international tournaments to ensure Nigeria is recognized globally in the game of golf.

He expressed delight at the interest stakeholders in the maritime sector now have in the game of Golf.

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