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Navy town to host West Africa Golf Tour

The next leg of the West Africa Golf Tour already billed for the Ibom course in Uyo by the end of this month could dramatically…

The next leg of the West Africa Golf Tour already billed for the Ibom course in Uyo by the end of this month could dramatically find a new venue in the Dolphin Golf Club situated inside the Navy town in Ojo, Lagos. 
A moving spirit of the Dolphin Golf Club, Engineer Francis Olo, last week reached out to organizers of the Tour to have a good look at the Dolphin Club for being such a challenging course and for another fact that the course remains the one that has hosted over 100 professionals in the history of Pro game in Nigeria.  
To ensure that the Tours heed the call of Dolphin, a lot of incentives have been thrown on its path.
For instance, the Dolphin Club has agreed to treat ‘course fee’ to be paid by the Tour as gratis. Again, the Club has moved to commit funds into cleaning up the course which is now fully fitted with putting greens. Besides, the Club even promised to provide some cash for the workings of the Tour.
While members of the Dolphin club are eagerly awaiting a go-ahead nod from the Tour, it appears there is a little snag that could make the big dream of Dolphin a pipe one.
The Tour’s Tournament Director, Tony Uduimoh, disclosed that in as much as the Tour would want to take its game to Dolphin, it appears the Navy course is not a straight 18-hole and could be unsuitable for a tourney of this magnitude.
Uduimoh was apparently referring to a huge green on the course which accommodates holes 4 and 10. 
“If this Green could be separated, we could still talk,” Uduimoh said. “I mean if we want to play the Green the way it is, it could cause a lot of traffic during play. And we don’t want this”. 
Engineer Olo said: “We want to host this tourney because we have discovered that Pros love to play here. We have hosted to Pro tourneys in the past and we had a full house. If the Green in question did not prove any difficulty to over 100 Pros that played here, how could that now happen when we have less than 80 Pros featuring in the Tour. Our course is good and numerous pros can testify to this”.