Erhabor wins CEOs’ golf tourney

Greenfield Leasing Services Limited’s Executive Vice Chairman, Jacob Erhabor, has won the maiden CEOs Golf Tournament sponsored by African Reinsurance Corporation at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938.

Playing off handicap 14, Erhabor grossed a total of 40-stablepoints to win the tournament, beating Olubayo Latilo, who also grossed 40-stableford points, on countback. Gilbert Inemesit was further down in the third position, shooting 39-stableford points.

Speaking shortly after being declared winner, Erhabor congratulated African Reinsurance Corporation for sponsoring the tournament, saying their coming to the golf sponsorship stage has been long overdue.

The one-day competition, which attracted who-is-who in the insurance industry, also saw Abah Oputa winning in the ladies category. Oputa shot 35-stableford points to lead the ladies group.

Nomwen Emeghalu ducked in the second position, while the section’s Lady Captain, Fatumata Coker with 34-stableford points took the third position.

Other winners in the keenly contested tournament were Hiltop Insurance Brokers, which won the Corporate Group Stableford Category after garnering 63-points. Guinea Insurance came second, losing on Countback to Hiltop Insurance. Old Mutual Life came third with a score of 57-stableford points.

Satisfied with the turnout of participants, Group Managing Director, African Reinsurance Corporation, Dr Cornelle Karekezi, said the tournament was staged to celebrate the milestone and success achieved by the company.

“Golf is a difficult sport, so also is business. Just like golfers who worked hard, African Reinsurance Corporation has also worked hard to achieve what it has over the years and that explained why we choose golf as the sport to celebrate our success with,” he said.

On her part, Regional Director, African Reinsurance Corporation, Temitope Akinowa, said she was impressed with the turnout of golfers saying plans are on to make sure the tournament remains a regular feature on clubs golf calendar.

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