160 golfers to participate in 2021 CBN golf tournament in Abuja

Not less than 160 golfers in several categories will participate in the 14th Edition of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sponsored Governor’s Golf Tournament, which will take place on Saturday in Abuja.

According to a statement released on Thursday by CBN Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Osita Nwanisobi the one-day event will feature golfers in men’s and ladies’ categories.

The IBB Golf and Country Club in Abuja will host the event.

The tournament’s goal, according to Nwanisobi, was to provide a recreational environment for prominent figures in government, the organized private sector, as well as elder statesmen and members of the diplomatic corps.

He said that the tournament had become an important feature in the calendar of the IBB Golf Club.Nwanisobi said that the tournament would be held in strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.

According to the schedule, all competing golfers will tee off at the same time from different points on the golf course.

Male golfers will compete in Division 1 (handicap 0-12), Division 2 (Handicap 13–18), Division 3 (Handicap 18–24), and Gross.

The female golfers will compete in Division 1 (Handicap 0-20) and Division 2 (Handicap 21–30), among others.