First Bank of Nigeria Limited has said the 60th edition of its annually sponsored Lagos Amateur Golf Championship is set to commence at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938.
According to the bank, the golf championship is a World Amateur Golf Ranking-listed competition that attracts the best golfers from the amateur scene, not only in Nigeria but across the continent and the world.
It said in a statement that participating in the competition would contribute to golfers’ points to aid their WAGR rankings.
The Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney, said, “At FirstBank, we are excited to celebrate the landmark diamond jubilee of the Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship, which is indeed the longest sponsored golf championship in the country and arguably, the continent.
“For decades FirstBank has been at the forefront of the growth and development of sports in Nigeria, cutting across various and notably sporting events in the country.”