Over 600 golfers will take part in the one-week activities of the Captain Day tournament at the Ikeja Golf Club.
The event is an annual event meant to celebrate the achievement of the captain and the committee members of a particular golfing year. The tenure of the present committee ends on March 30.
The captain, Akin Areola said that the all-inclusive activities began yesterday with the caddies and staff taking to the course. It will be the turn of the veterans and professionals today, while 50 female players will take to the green tomorrow.
The Captain’s Kitty will hold on Thursday with the competition open to every golfer in the world. The kitty event will be sponsored by Pepsi. The main competition will hold on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, golfers with handicap 19 to 28 will take to the course on Friday, while on Saturday players with handicap 1 to 18 will hit the course for their rounds.
The main competition will involve members and players invited from other clubs, while the ladies event will also have invitees from other clubs. Current and former captain of various clubs will take part in the event. All the winners in every category will smile home will various prizes, while the pros will get monetary reward.