Different strokes of Abeokuta golf club to host monumental 6th edition tourney this weekend - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE


Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Different strokes of Abeokuta golf club to host monumental 6th edition tourney this weekend

By Our Correspondent

An International Charity golfing group  that spring up in Abeokuta Golf Club popularly know as Different strokes ,  set to host this year edition of its Annual Golf Tournament from this Friday Sepetember 10 to Sunday 12, 2021, at Abeokuta Golf Club, with over 150 golfers across the country and outside the country.

This was contained in a Statement made available to the media in Abeokuta by the Chairman of the group , Hon. Justice Babatunde Ademola Bakre, who said this year's edition of the tournament is going to be more monumental than ever for the participants despite obseving  COVID19 protocol yet it is going to be the best, as every activities lined-up for this year's edition will come with a memorable tourch.

He said, Over the past two years of its formation, Different Strokes has traveled around Nigeria playing golf, shown exemplary golf culture. Noted that first edition of the group which was held in 2017 focused on charity and number of youngsters/caddies were given scholarships through the funds generated from the tournament ,this among other exemplary things that the group was set out to achieve.

His words" Different strokes golfing group is closely guarded on admission of members so as not to defeat the very purpose of its creation. It is particularly interested in admitting only golfers of proven integrity both on and off the golf course."

"The name “Different Strokes” was coined from the popular saying – different strokes for different folks” to depict different people (golfers) who play in their different capacities, coming together for the love of the game." Justice Babatunde Bakre Said.

The Chairman highlight programmes of the event as follows, Friday Spetember 10 ,2021 is the arrival of the participants , playing round the course and later ground party for all , Saturday 11 spetember,2021 is the Amateur game day from 6:45 am with the presentation of awards to the winners and Ground Gala night party while Sunday 12 September,2021 is free style Jamming.