The Kaduna Golf Club 1921 Centenary celebration kicked off yesterday with the children’s golf clinic and tournament shortly after a world press conference on the activities lined up for the celebration.
Addressing the conference, the captain of the Club, Engineer Ibrahim Aminu Bagudu, alongside one of the trustees members Arc. Mohammed Dewu and members of KGC 1921 management committee and past captains of the club, said the children golf clinic will be followed up by the caddies/staff golf tournament on the 14th December and the Centenary charity work/orphanages visitation and centenary tree planting on 15th December, 2021.
The Captain also informed that invited professional and CAT 1 good tournaments will hold on the 16th while the centenary golf for ladies and Veterans will be on Friday 17th and the men Centenary tournament will hold on the 18th.
The Centenary celebration he said will climax with an award night, book launch and prizes presentation/closing ceremony on the 18th December, 2021.
He said, “Any entity that clocks 100 years needs to beat its chest with pride and mark it with fun fare and for us it’s also time for reflection and set agenda for another 100 years.
“Past officials laid the foundation that enabled us to mark this occasion. We are grateful for their foresight. We are in trying times both economically and otherwise, but happy to announce that Kaduna State agreed to not only partner with us but support us through these activities, we are humbled and say a big thank you.
We have seen massive support from our members who came forward to demonstrate that this is their celebration by contributing in financing this event. We are equally grateful to the Corporate Organizations and individuals who came out to wish us well and support us financially.
The sponsors of the Centenary celebration include Kaduna State Government, NNPC, Access bank, Polaris bank, Sahara Energy, Pinnacle Communications Ltd, Leadway Assurance, Hydrodive Nigeria Ltd and Aspro Petra Energy, he said.
“We invite the Golfing Family and the general public to come and join us in this Epoch- making event” he said.