Leadership (Abuja)

Nigeria: Glo Golf Tour Begins in Abuja

The Glo Golf Tour tournament moves to Abuja as from today after the Sagamu leg was concluded weekend. Former Nigeria Number One golfer, Oche Odoh on Saturday won the second leg of the Glo Golf Tour West Africa 2012 at the Sagamu Golf Club, Ogun State.

Odoh, who was in sixth place after Round 3 and far behind leaders Gboyega Oyebanji: 4 under 209 and Gift Willie: 3 under 210, after 54 holes, fired back with purpose and determination to win the giant slice of the N10 million prize for the pros in Sagamu after 72 holes.

Odoh has represented Nigeria at international tournaments and shot an impressive 69 to finish the final Round at 3 under 281.

While Odoh did enough to win, Oyebanji threw away a 5-shot lead on count back at the beautiful Sagamu Golf Course, acclaimed for its landscaping and topography.

Odoh, the IBB Golf Club based golfer kept his 3 under onto hole 18 and maintained par while his club mate, Oyebanji further dropped more shots to finish 1 under 283 in the second place. Glo is offering N62.5m as prize money for West African golfers in a four-city tour.

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