Nigeria's 'Queen of Golf' Mentors Potential Successors
Top female golfer, Uloma Mbuko, has won more than 200 trophies in her 17-year career as an international player. Now, she's passing on her crown, training the next crop of young golfers in Abuja, Nigeria. VOA's Chika Oduah reports.
VOA, 24 July 2017
About 30 youngsters were on a golf course, practicing their swing on a hot Saturday morning in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Read more »
Golf is slowly gaining popularity in Nigeria. Every Saturday, young people take lessons at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in the Nigerian capital of Abuja. Uloma Mbuko is the lead instructor.
Uloma Mbuko teaches her players golf theory and fundamentals.
Stella Kadiri is one of Uloma Mbuko’s students. She’s been playing golf since 2011. She practices five days a week and hopes to become a pro.
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- 23 July 2017
Nigeria's top female golfer, Uloma Mbuko, has won more than 200 trophies in her 17-year career as an international player. Now, she's passing on her ... see more »