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The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of Nigeria will stage a gala night in Lagos on November 19towards raising N300 million for the Nigeria Tour in 2022.
The Executive Director, PGA of Nigeria, Tony Philmoore, said in a statement yesterday.
He said the association is seeking to organise at least one tournament monthly from the generated funds in addition to a mega event that would attract global participation from the US PGA, the European Tour, among others next year.
He said with regular and quality tournaments, PGA of Nigeria players would also have the opportunity of improving their games and ranking by playing among the bests of the world in golf.
“Furthermore, amateur golf will feature in the Tour and youth will have the attention of the Tour for the development of the game,” PGA Nigeria said.
The highlight of the event billed for Federal Palace Hotels and Casino, Victoria Island, Lagos is the investiture of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the Grand Patron of the Association as well as the unveiling of the Nigeria Tour logo.
Dignitaries expected at the occasion include the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, elder statesmen and industrialists, among others.
The Elegushi of Ikateland, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, is the Royal Father of the Gala Night.
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Publish date : 2021-11-03 23:54:38