Vincent Torgah wins Ultimate Golf Challenge 3 | The Guardian Nigeria News
Vincent Torgah stole the show on Thursday, emerging as the winner of the third instalment of the annual Ultimate Golf Challenge. To come top in the competition, the Ghanaian shot a closing 3-under par 68 for a 7-under total of 135-over 36 holes, winning the competition by six shots.
Torgah had shot an opening 67 and closed with 68 to win the highly lucrative competition. His efforts earned him the events top prize of N3m.
Speaking shortly after been declared winner, Torgah, who lost narrowly in 2021, said it was the lessons learned from the previous loss that helped to overcome.
“I actually did well last year but a missed putt on the closing hole stopped my dream then. This time around, I came back stronger and won. Ultimate Golf Challenge is a great tournament and highly competitive. I am happy winning it”, he said.
Vincent Ikemefuna of the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938 grossed a closing round of 69 for 1-under par 141-total to come second.
Tokunbo Pedro, the USPGA Pro who inspired the tournament also gave a good account of himself opening with 1-over 72 and a closing -2under 69 to share the second position with Ikemefuna.
Also in the second position is Chukwudi Okoro of Benin Golf Club and Port-Harcourt’s Will Gift.
Justifying the need for the tournament, Grand Patron of Ultimate Golf Challenge, Olufemi Pedro said all effort would be made to make subsequent editions better.
Satisfied with the outcome of the competition Chairman, Organising Committee of Ultimate Golf Challenge, Akin Semowo said the organisers will continue to do all they can to sustain the tournament, saying the desire of the organizers to uplift the standard of professional golf in the country remain the ultimate goal.
Curated from: https://guardian.ng/sport/vincent-torgah-wins-ultimate-golf-challenge-3/
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