Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: Kim Wins CBN Governor's Cup 2012

The CBN Governor's Cup 2012 came to a glorious end at the IBB Golf and Country Club Abuja on Sunday, with Joon Soo Kim of South Korea emerging the overall winner.

Kim, playing handicap 24 shot a total gross of 143 over two days to take home the giant trophy. P Gray, playing handicap 10 came second with 149 gross score over two days, while UK Usman was third with a total gross score of 151 over two days.

In the men's gross, E Okatta shot a total gross of 164 over two days to take the first position, followed by IBB Club Captain Tony Azogu with a total gross score of 164, while the third position went to M Anabui who shot a total gross of 158.

In the ladies gross, R Danjuma shot 187 gross to win in that category, S Suwa shot 192 gross to come second while A Yaduma was third with a total gross score of 198.

Mr. Ugo Okoroafor retained his first position in the CBN Staff category, with a nett score of 160, S Awoyingbo playing handicap 20 placed second with 161 nett score, while YM Sanusi had a nett score of 176 to place third.

The ladies' nett was won by M Atta Bala with a nett score of 159, L Ahmed was second with 161 nett and Nana Abubakar was third with 164 nett score.

V Osawe had a nett score of 155 to clinch the first position, H Wathanafa was second with 156 nett, while GT Zidon carded 157 nett to take the third position in the veterans' category. The guests' category was won by B Obaleye with a nett score of 154, while Ado Gonji and A Shaiyen were second and third with a nett score of 157 and 158 respectively.

Speaking at the trophies and prize presentation ceremony, CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi assured that the CBN Governor's Cup has come to stay, as the apex bank is ready to continue with the sponsorship of the annual golf tournament.

Sanusi also expressed satisfaction with the level of enthusiasm and professionalism exhibited by golfers at the annual event.

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