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Tanimowo, Okoronkwo shine at DOAMF golf tourney

12 February 2015, 12:03Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Lanre Tanimowo led the list of winners when the 5th Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Foundation (DOAMF) Golf Tournament was concluded at the golf section of Ikoyi Club in Lagos last weekend.

Tanimowo, a six handicapper returned a brilliant 68 nett score at the one day meet to edge out Michael Anukwuem to the runner up spot. A feat which he confessed he has looked forward to since last year.

“I have been working hard for this event and looked forward to winning it. So I practiced hard for it,” Tanimowo said during the presentation ceremony.

Also read: DOAMF golf tourney gets February 7 date

Ted Iwere, Captain of the golf section of Ikoyi Club in his remark also referred to the DOAMF Charity Golf event as one that has gained the interest of members and goodwill of sponsors. “I think it is because of the laudable cause the event pushes,” he added.

In the ladies category, Pat Okoronkwo, fended off challenges from Stefanie Erles and Cathy Fischer to pick the top ladies prize with five strokes advantage shooting 69 nett at the event. The duo settled for runner-up and third place respectively.

Other winner at the charity golf event included, Peter Eben-Spiff who won men’s gross prize beating Uyi Akpata and Remi Olukoya to second and third place. Gloria Joel, Angela Adegboyega and Maureen Reece also made the winner’s list.

Coordinator of the DOAMF Charity Tournament, Par Bassey said that the turnout at the event was heartwarming and it goes a long way to justify the cause it was set to promote.

“We feel highly honoured to have busy people gather for this event. It goes a long way to accentuate what this foundation is here to promote.” He said.

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