The trio of Michael Huisamen, Winston Strassoil and Okoebor Ancyheld sway as they emerged winners placing 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the men’s category of this year’s Southern Sun Ikoyi golf tournament, held at the Lakowe Golf Resorts in Lagos.
In the ladies category, Toyin Martins, Idowu Babalakin and Buday Chantal also emerged overall in the tournament that had 72 golfers in attendance.
The 18-hole tourney, which employed foursome format of play with the best three scores per hole counting, witnessed a whole lot of activities with business associates, friends of the hotel, sponsors, golfers and invited guests, all networking with pleasure.
At the post tournament prize- giving cocktail, winners were also announced in various categories including winning female team for the nearest to the pin and winning team longest drive hole with plaques and various prizes made out to the winners.
General Manager, Southern Sun Ikoyi hotel, Max Loxley, , praised the participants for their tenacity in the all-day competition in spite of the hot weather.
He thanked all the new and returning sponsors and reiterated the hotel’s continued commitment to promoting golf as a sporting activity within Lagos’s thriving business community.
While appreciating the efforts of the lady golfers in particular, Loxley noted that the “hotel is proud to continue in its dedication to providing a suitable platform for promoting golf as a sport amongst women.”
Amidst a taste of Southern Sun sumptuous cuisine and fine wine, the excitement continued at the prize-giving ceremony as participants and guests were rewarded with special treats which included return tickets on Rwand Air, and a trip to Nairobi by Kenya Airways.
Other give aways include air conditioning units by Mandilas, weekend stays and dinner meals at the hotel, relaxing full-body massage and facials by Oasis Med Spa and health-wetness products by PZ Cussons.