Sunday Ajah, has emerged the overall winner and champion of the 16th Heineken Aba Amateur Golf Open Championship at Aba Sports Club Golf Section with a gross score of 155.
Sunday Ajah, the South Africa 2014 MTN World Amateur Golf Championship participant beat Ude Sunday to the second position and Emmanuel Onumajuru, a four-time winner of the tournament, to a distant third position.
About 150 male and female amateur golfers from all parts of the country participated in the six categories of the tournament sponsored by Nigeria Breweries Plc. (NB Plc).
Happy that he won the Heineken Aba Amateur Golf Open Championship, Ajah said:
“This is my first victory since I started participating in it five years ago. This is one of the tournaments that I had dreamt of winning. I want to play professional golf, I was in South Africa for the MTN World Amateur Championship in 2014 and I still want to go higher than that.”
He expressed his appreciation to his sponsors, Emeka Ekwebelem and Mrs. Ngodi Nkwoji, who is the lady captain of the Golf Section of Aba Sports Club.
NB Plc’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Johan Doyer said the tournament continued to offer his company an opportunity to further demonstrate commitment towards sports development and active healthy living in Aba, Abia State and the nation in general.
In his words:
“I am delighted that the tournament has once again brought together golf enthusiasts from different locations beyond the state to display their skills in what would be three days of great entertainment and bonding.”