Over 250 golfers from across the country are expected to converge on Abeokuta Golf Club from November 10-14, 2021 for the second edition of the AIRFIRST Golf Championship.
The Championship debuted in 2020 on a low key and organisers said that the 2021 second edition would be an improved and elaborate event as all categories of the game will take place.
In this regard, the fairways of the Abeokuta Club golf course will be busy ahead of the main event with the Caddies on November 10, while November 12 will have the professionals in action as well as gala night event.
Saturday November 13, tees off the main event – the Day-1 of the Championship with golfers-all in action, just as Sunday, November 14 will mark Day-2 and the closing round of all events.
Abel Edinomo, former Secretary General of West Africa Golf Association (WAGA) who is the head of the organising committee however, told the press recently in Lagos, “The first edition of the AIRFIRST Championship was more of a pilot take; much attention was not given to the event.”
“Interestingly through, the committee has learnt a lot from the maiden edition on the grey areas that have to be improved on; that’s why this edition is going to be a bang; participants are sure to live with a great memory of the event,” Edinomo said.
some golfers who commented on the AIRFIRST Championship harped on the need for consistency which the organisers said it was mindful of as it is meant to develop the game of golf in Nigeria.
“Regularity of the championship is very important; if the Championship comes once and fades out, it would lose its credibility and the purpose it was set up,’ they said.