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Nigeria’s No 1. Golfer set for 4th WAGT title

Andrew Odoh, Nigeria’s number one ranked golfer said on Friday he was set to win his fourth title of the West Africa Golf Tour (WAGT). Odoh told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that he was in a good shape for the game, especially with his strong showing at Nigeria Masters

FirstBank Lagos Amateur Golf Open Championship tees-off

Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that it is set to host this year’s edition of the Lagos Amateur Golf Championship. The prestigious tournament, scheduled to tee-off on the lush greens of Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos on Saturday, November 12, 2016 will mark the 55th

Race to Rio is intense among South Koreans on LPGA Tour

The race to Rio is playing out all over the globe with athletes competing for coveted spots. On the LPGA Tour, the competition among a slew of talented South Korean players to compete in Olympic golf this summer is particularly intense. "To think someone could be the ninth best player in the

Rory McIlroy concerned about Zika ahead of Olympics

Rory McIlroy says he is monitoring the situation involving the Zika virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. McIlroy is scheduled to play for Ireland as golf makes its return to the Olympics for the first time since 1904. The four-time major winner says he is looking forward to playing in

Rory McIlroy seeks elusive home win at soggy Irish Open

England's Ross Fisher and Germany's Martin Kaymer played through heavy morning rains Thursday as they shared the early Irish Open lead with opening rounds of 3-under 69. Tournament host Rory McIlroy, the world's No. 3-ranked player, was starting later in milder afternoon conditions at Ireland's K Club resort. Seeking his first

Fan favorite Daly makes Champions tour debut

Two-time major champion John Daly brought his unique brand of golf to the Champions circuit for the first time on Friday -- and said he was surprised at just how well it went. The American, whose out-sized personality and mammoth drives have made him a fan favorite, turned 50 on April

Beck grabs first round lead at Yokohama Classic

Laetitia Beck fought off difficult windy conditions to card a seven-under 65 Thursday in the opening round of the LPGA Tour's Yokohama Classic. Beck, who missed the cut in her previous three LPGA tournaments, took a two-stroke lead over American Annie Park and Australian Lee Min-Jee. The first Israeli to qualify for

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