By Mudashiru Shittu
Nothing can be more fascinating than winning at the 50thAnniversary of the Professional Golfers’ Association of Nigeria.
PGAN AT 50: Celebrity Golfer, Maryanne Udoka wins female title.
Nigeria’s celebrity golfer, Maryanne Udoka was overwhelmed with happiness after winning the female category of the 50THAnniversary tournament of Professional Golfers’ Association of Nigeria that took place at the Ibom Hotel and Golf resort in Akwa Ibom on Sunday.
But Maryanne, whose role model is Tiger Woods, admitted she was skeptical about wining because there were many improved golfers that were set to play.
“I sensed wining but wasn’t sure it will be the overall winner in the female category because we have many upcoming and improved golfers that were set to play, moreover, it is a major tournament “
The anniversary tournament , which kick off on Friday, 19th , with the theme “ Advancing Golf Profesionalism “ ended on Sunday , 25th , with Gala Nights and Presentation of awards .
Notable dignitaries present at the tournament includes Former Super Eagles Goalkeepr , Vincent Enyeama , Vice Chairman , Exxon Mobile , Mr Udom Inoyo and other dignitaries .
Speaking with journalist after winning, Maryanne said, she is the happiest person on earth.
“I am the happiest person on earth, the game was tough but God gave me victory “
Maryanne, who is a recipient of best net and best female drive award at the Udom Emmanuel Victory tournament, hails from Akwa Ibom. Last year, she represented Nigeria in a golf tournaments organized by Nigerians in United Kingdom .
Culled from Wildflowers