19th May, 2012
Torgah Vincent of Tema Golf Club in Ghana on Friday emerged winner of the first Abuja International Golf Championship. He went home with 13,500 dollars while the first runner up, Andrew Dotegbodo of Nigeria collected 8,100 dollars as prize money.
Vincent said he was happy to come first in the tournament and attributed his success to hard work and constant practice. “It is a great honour for me. Hard work and keeping to my game plans every week worked for me. Nigerian guys are good, so I needed to work extra hard.’’
Tournament’s Director, Martins Odoh of the Professional Golfers Association of Nigeria, said it was a successful event. Odoh commended the management of IBB Golf Club for putting the tournament together, saying, it was a wonderful experience.
Eighty seven professional golfers within Africa attended the four day competition held at the IBB Golf Club.d