The President of the Nigerian Golf Federation (NGF), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, congratulated the Governor of Plateau State, Hon. Simon Lalong, on the redesigned 18-hole green course at Rayfield Club which was recently commissioned with a golf tournament in Jos.
The NGF President also commended the Governor for his noble contributions to the game of golf in the country.
Runsewe said Rayfield Golf Club, which is the oldest in the country, led to the emergence of other notable golf courses in the Plateau and neighboring states.
He therefore congratulated Lalong for building a tremendous synergy of golf in Nigeria and thanked the members of the Executive Committee of Rayfield Golf Club for ensuring the course reopened in style.
In response, Governor Lalong expressed his gratitude to golfers from other clubs who participated in the week-long Pro-Am tournament.
He also thanked the NGF President for agreeing to be at the commissioning of the redesigned golf course.
Additionally, the Governor said Rayfield’s lush 18-hole golf course will continue to welcome golfers from any part of the world.
On his part, the Chairman of the Board of Directors (BOT) of the Rayfield Golf Club, Air Marshal JD Wuyep (Rtd) also praised Governor Lalong for his enormous contribution in upgrading the facilities of the club and supported the growth of golf in the state. and Nigeria as a whole.
92-year-old golfer Baba Sam Gyang stole the show for besmirching his age to enter the tournament.
At the end of the week-long golf tournament, prizes including televisions, gas stoves, refrigerators, water dispensers and cash prizes were awarded to the winners.