First round (leg7) of the Race to Nigeria masters (Pro/Am) tournament
7th leg race to Nigeria masters: G. Inalegwu takes lead in first day of the tournament.
With 37°C weather condition in the beautiful city of Owerri, 6 players begins to battle in the Race to Nigeria Masters Leg 7.
Topping the leaderboard with a course par (72) is G. Inalegwu. He started the round with a par in 1st, 2nd, hole, birdie in 3rd, bogey in 4th, par in 5th, 6th & 7th, birdie in hole 8th and eventually finish the front nine with a par to make 34. With birdie in 10th, 12th, 13th hole, bogey in 11th, 15th, 17th & 18th hole and 14th and 16th hole being a par, saw him coming in with 38, finishing the round with a course par (72).
In a media chat with the africantour correspondent, the golfer said “this is a pretty good way to start the tournament, am very happy with my today’s game play and I will do whatever it takes to maintain the lead”.
Coming close in second place with 2 scores difference is D. Ali who played a 2 over par (74). His game was a combination of 8 par, 4 birdie and 6 bogey.
“I am not really happy with by game today not because it was really that bad but because I wasn’t in my best mood which had effect of my output but nonetheless, tomorrow is another day to go hard and achieve desired result”, Ali said in a media chat.
L. Onjefu who was the winner of the Race to Nigeria Masters Leg 6 tied with J. Moses and U. Anoruo with 3 over par (75) in third place on the leaderboard.
Who amongst this golfers will break out from the tie to compete with G. Inalegwu and D. Ali at the top of the board! Stay tuned to find out as we bring to you live from the luscious Arsenal Golf Course; Owerri.