Nigeria’s premier Bank and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced its sponsorship of the 57th edition of the Lagos Amateur Golf Open Championship. The 2018 edition is billed to tee-off on Friday 16 and run through Sunday 18 November, 2018 at the lush greenery of the Ikoyi Club 1938 Golf Course in Lagos. This is the 56th time the Bank is sponsoring the elite event, since its inception.
FirstBank’s sponsorship of the Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship has enhanced the Bank’s signature hold of the competition, giving the Bank a unique differentiation as the major driver of the oldest bank-owned sporting championship in Nigeria. The 2017 edition played host to over 260 elite golfers, while the 2018 edition will host over 280 golfers across the nook and cranny of the country.
This year, the three-day golf tournament will feature among others the “Professional Coaching Clinic” to nurture the skills of young and upcoming talents, and “Beat the Pro Skills competition”.
The 3-day Golf Championship would be concluded with a grand finale and awards ceremony on Sunday 18 November 2018. The annual tournament is open to all amateur golfers who are members of a registered Golf Club with handicap of 14 or below. For more information on the championship , please visit the website – www.firstbanknigeria.com/golf