First round (leg13) of the Race to Nigeria masters (Pro/Am) tournament
13th leg race to Nigeria masters: U. Anoruo Takes leads in day 1 of the tournament
It’s is another exciting season of The Race to Nigeria Masters; Leg 13.
In the beautiful city of Owerri with 36°C weather condition, 5 players are on it again; off course on the struggle to subdue the luscious Arsenal Golf Course.
Coming first place on the leaderboard with 1 over par (73) is U. Anoruo; He started his round with a bogey in 1st, 2nd hole, par in 3rd, 4th, 5th, bogey in 6th, par in 7th , birdie in hole 8th and eventually finishing the front nine with a par to make 37. With a par in 10th, 11th, a birdie in hole 12th and the remaining holes in the back 9 being a par, saw him coming in with 36, finishing the round with 1 over par (73).
In a media chat with the africantour correspondent, Anoruo said “I am very excited that after winning the last tournament I still feel the zeal to do more and I promise to outdo myself in subsequent rounds of this tournament to achieve success”.
In second position with 4 scores different is D. Ali who played 5 over par (77). He played 5 bogeys, 3 birdies and 10 par.
“This was a dreadfully disappointing way to start the tournament but tomorrow is another hopeful day, we go hard on the course”, Ali 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, you can only get to know by sticking around and staying connected.