Good Times On The Green: Your guide to the 1st October Golf Championship


The Portharcourt Club, Golf section will be looking a little greener next weekend as it welcomes the fourth edition of the African Tour’s annual event that is usually staged to mark the Nigerian Independence.

This Annual independence tournament has become the best-attended event on the Tour.

Last year, a record number of spectators enjoyed the fun at the The Port harcourt Club Golf section as Ghana’s Vincent TORGAH claimed the tittle.

The fun really begins on Friday with “TRAIN THE PLAYERS BY THE PROS”, all amateur players interested in building their game are welcomed to take part in this program.

The event will kick off by 12 noon – 2 pm .The program extends to Saturday, Sunday and Monday consecutively, from 4 pm – 5 pm.

Training time on Friday will be from 7 am – 10 am, as the course will be closed by 10 am.

All players on the course are expected to have dismissed their practice before 12 noon for the event to kick off.

On the first day of the training, the top 3 players on the O.O.M will teach, followed by the next three players on the O.O.M in the subsequent days and so on.

There will also be a “Beat The Pro Contest” among young players ages 6-18. Where any player who beats a pro by having his or her ball closer to the pin than the pros’ will win $100 Gift Voucher, everyday from Saturday to Tuesday on Hole 12 par 3.

The tournament officially begins on Saturday 28 September to Tuesday 1st of October 2019 for the pros, and 30th September to 1st of October for the amateurs (IF Monday is public Holiday).

Please bring your children for free training and give them the opportunity to experience the beauty of golf!

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