Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Eze wins second FirstBank Lagos amateur golf title


tiamin rice

Deputy Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Gbenga Shobo; Winner First Best Gross, Mr. Monday Eze; MD/CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries, Adesola Adeduntan; and Chief Risk Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited during the presentation of trophy and gift to the winner at the 55th edition of the First Bank Lagos Amateur Golf Championship… at the weekend.

Monday Eze at the weekend emerged the over all winner of the 55th First Bank Lagos Amateur Open Golf competition, which came to a thrilling end at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938.

To come tops in the keenly contested event, Eze grossed a two-day score of 151, to win the competition by three-shots.

The victory was the second for the Ikoyi Club based amateur golfer.

The first came in 2014 when he edged Policeman, Milo Ajah, for the title. He narrowly missed the 2015 edition before fighting back to claim the 2016 edition.

The 25-year old Eze in his victory speech thanked the tournament sponsor, First Bank, for the opportunity to showcase his skill, saying that he would forever cherish the opportunity.

Abuja-based Johnson Okoh was second in the competition with a gross of 154-over two days, while Goodsmark Isife, a former junior champion, came third in the competition.

Isife carded an opening 79 and closed with 77 to come third.

Tournament defending champion, Uche Eze, came fourth, while 2014 runner-up, Ajah duck in the fifth position.

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