Sports News: Ajibaye Wins Ufitfly Top Prize At IGC Captain Inaugural Golf Tourney

Pix: Dignitaries during the closing ceremony of Ibadan Golf Club Captain's Inaugural Golf Tourney

Charles Ajibaye of Ibadan Golf Club (IGC) has emerged winner in the men’s category of the Captain’s Inaugural Golf Tournament held over the weekend to usher in Tunji Oladosu as the new captain of the club.

Ajibaye who returned with 79 gross over 68 net earned him a new handicap of 6.7 from 8 handicaps to clinch a free return flight ticket to Dubai donated by the Ufitfly as the top prize in the golf competition. Dr. John Dongo emerged runners-up with 85 gross over 73 net while Amubioya that scored 87 gross over 74 net finished as second runners-up.

The new Captain, Oladosu was full of gratitude while making his speech during the closing ceremony of the golf event that had more than 180 golfers from different golf clubs in the federations in attendance.

“I cannot but to sincerely express my gratitude and appreciation to every member for the trust and confidence reposed in me to be chosen as Captain to serve and steer the affairs and leadership of our great club.

I also want to thank my fellow wonderful executive members that we are serving together in leading the club to the ‘promised land’.  “I will also want to reiterate that the job of promoting this club to the expected standard is our collective responsibility and we must work together as a team and one big family that is operating in love; for a house that is divided against itself shall not stand”. Oladosu
noted in his address.

The planning committee Chairman, Barr Idowi Salami, a former Captain of the club in his address thanked other committee members that comprises of the second Vice Captain, Wale Osungbohun, Seyi Alaba, the Secretary of the club, Ayo Aluko, Competition Secretary, Yomi Layinka,Bamidele Abolarin, Ojo Adebayo, Shakin Labeodan, Omolaraeni Olaosebikan and Sade Ajala.

S.I Salami however singled out Otunba Abimbola Davis for big appreciation for his great contributions to the successful hosting of the event and his continued efforts to the development of the club, while thanking the donor of the star prize, Evang. Ajiboila Ogunkeyede, the CEO of Ufitfly for its constant support to the club.

“This tournament is solely meant to celebrate and ceremonially usher in Tunji Oladosu as the new Captain of this great club. It is my sincere belief that you all enjoyed our beautiful golf course, ambience and the uniqueness of our new club bar which is unarguably one of the best in the golfing community in this country”, Said the former Captain.

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Adewale Adenrele

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