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First round (leg6) of the Race to Nigeria masters (Pro/Am) tournament

6th leg race to Nigeria masters: J. Onjefu for the first time takes Leads in 1st day of the tournament. 

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It’s is another exciting season of The Race to Nigeria Masters; Leg 6. In the beautiful city of Owerri with 39°C weather condition, players are on it again; off course on the struggle to subdue the luscious Arsenal Golf Course.

Coming first place on the leaderboard with a 1 under Course par (71) is L. Onjefu. He started his round with a birdie in 1st, 2nd hole, par in 3rd, 4th, 5th, birdie in 6th, bogey in 7th hole and eventually finishing hole 8th and 9th with a par to make 37. With a birdie in 10th, 12th, 15th & 16th, a birdie in hole 14th and the remaining holes in the back 9 being a par, saw him coming in with 34, finishing the round with an under course par (71).


In a media chat with the africantour correspondent, Onjefu said “I am very excited that after a while of winning, I finally did today and I promise to outdo myself in subsequent rounds of this tournament”.

In second position with 4 scores different is U. Anoruo who played 3 over par (75). He played 3 bogeys, 4 birdies and 11 par.

“This was a dreadfully disappointing way to start the tournament but tomorrow is another hopeful day, we go hard on the course”, Anoruo said in a media chat.

The rest of the players are hopeful that they play better in subsequent rounds and make it to the top of the board.

Would they be able to take over the board, stay connected to find out.

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