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PGAN Lauds Plateau State Governor Lalong

“He is desirous to ensure that golf attain it’s pinnacle in Nigeria and other sports”,

The Professional Golfers Association of Nigeria, PGAN, says the sport is growing rapidly under the current board of the association.

The tournament’s Director of PGAN Johnbull Dangorfa in an interview with Newsmen disclosed that the Governor of Plateau State Simon Lalong has volunteered to sponsor a tournament where the pros will compete for the sum of ten million naira as prize money.

Johnbull Dangorfa said the tournament, which would hold at the Rayfield Golf Club 1913 in Jos, Plateau State, would tee off on the 7th and climax on 13th of March, 2022.

Johnbull Dangorfa, who lauded the noble and benevolence gesture of the Plateau State Governor Lalong towards the game of golf, said the event would also be used to commission the redesigned 18 green course at the Rayfield Golf Club in Jos, the state capital.

According to him ,the sponsor of the tournament Gov Lalong is the life vice President of Professional Golfers Association of Nigeria and he has been very supportive towards the game of golf especially among pros.

“He is desirous to ensure that golf attain it’s pinnacle in Nigeria and other sports”, Johnbull added.

He further enjoined other state governors in Nigeria should emulate the gesture of Plateau State Governor and sponsor a similar tournament with huge prize money in their respective states, adding that such venture will boost the development of the game in the country

The season Nigeria professional golfer however enjoined his fellow pros to take advantage of the tournament and use their participation in the tourney to sharpen their skills in preparation for other major opens coming within and outside of Nigeria.


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