Martin Odo of Minna Cantonment Golf Club has emerged winner within the skilled class of Plateau Governor’s Cup 2017 Golf Tournament.
Odoh defeated different gamers with the online rating 298 with over 10 gross to emerge winner and went dwelling with the N1. 864 million prize.
The visibly elated and impressed Gov. Simon Lalong elevated the prize cash from the unique N864, 000 meant for the winner of the competitors to N1.864 million as an encouragement to the winner and different gamers.
The runner up was given N700, 000 whereas third place winner bought N500, 000 from the governor.
In the newbie and veteran classes, the winners went dwelling with completely different items together with televisions, deep freezers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners and water dispensers.
Odoh in his remarks shortly after receiving the prize cash devoted his victory to God the giver of victories.
He stated that he had longed for the victory and labored very onerous and thanked God that he gained.Gov Lalong expressed happiness that the event which stopped earlier than he turned governor was revived with completely different golfers trooping to state to compete.
The governor stated that his administration will work onerous to maintain the present peace within the state to retaining attracting folks to the state.
Tang Dapoet, Captain, Lamingo Golf Club, stated that it was the primary time the event was performed on 18 inexperienced holes because the membership was established in 1968.
He recommended the governor and the sponsors for making event which passed off from 11 to 17 December an enormous success.
Several Nigerian kids have had breakthroughs within the sport of golf, bettering Nigeria’s possibilities of profitable main laurels within the sport in future world tournaments.