Preparation for the long awaited Captain Hosa Okunbo at Sixty Pro-Am invitation golf tournament scheduled for Benin Club course, GRA, Benin City has reached an advanced stage.The money-spinning golf tournament is being organised by Benin Club Golf Section in honour of the strong supporter of the golf section, a philanthropist and patron of the Benin Club will tee-off onÂ February 12th – 17th, at the club and will feature top golfers invited from various golf clubs across the 36 states and Abuja for the six days golfing events.According to the chief host of the tournament, Kingsley Okunbo during a media briefing to herald the tournament held at the golf sectionÂ on Tuesday, invitations had been sent to top and active golfers that would be coming from several golf clubs across the country for the event.Okunbo revealed that part of the activities outlined for the week-long event was a lecture series titled â€œYouth migration: Present realities and its consequencesâ€ University of Benin main auditorium, Ugbowo Campus.Okunbo noted that various categories of events had been outlined for contention as the professional golfers are expected to add glamour for the event. He added that a huge sum, ranging in several millions in the history of professional golf tournament inNigeria had been set aside as prize money for the professionals to contest for at the tournament.Speaking further, Okunbo, the former captain of the club remarked thatday one event would tee-off with the caddy categoryÂ on MondayÂ throughÂ TuesdayÂ while the professionals tournament would take centre stage fromÂ WednesdayÂ toÂ SaturdayÂ for their final match. Also, on Friday, the men handicap 18-28, men super veterans, men and ladies veterans aswell as ladies handicap 29-36 would have their field day that will determine the winners in these categories.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
The University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team (10-1-1, 4-1-1 WCHA) returns to the ice this weekend to host Minnesota State (6-4-2, 2-4-2) at LaBahn Arena.The team is looking to get back on track this weekend after their defeats at the hands of the Minnesota Gophers on Nov. 2 and 3, where the Badgers fell to the Gophers 2–4 and 2–2. In the second matchup, the Gophers triumphed in shootouts 1–0. While the unit faltered a bit on the road, Wisconsin is looking to return to their stellar form that they have assumed at home all season.Women’s Hockey: Wisconsin scuffles in weekend border battle against MinnesotaIn the first border battle of the 2019-20 season, the No. 2 University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team (10-1-1, 4-1-1 Read…The Badgers will return to their home ice in order to defend a 20-game win streak at LaBahn Arena. Dedicated fans surely play a large role in this continued, rampant success. Wisconsin leads the country in attendance, averaging 2,273 fans per home game this year. In addition, Wisconsin has sold out 62 of its last 80 games at LaBahn, including an impressive 20 sellouts last season alone. Season ticket holders are not guaranteed to show up to every game, but Badger nation certainly seems to be in full support of their home team.Minnesota State, up to this point in the season, has failed to capture definitive wins against top WCHA opponents. They are winless against ranked opponents this season as their best finish has been a pair of ties against the top-10 ranked The Ohio State University. This trend will be hard to overcome, especially considering the advantage the Badgers have while competing on their home ice.Women’s Hockey: Daryl Watts’ journey from Boston College transfer to Wisconsin starDaryl Watts started playing hockey around the age of 4, following in the footsteps of her older brother Jackson. Little Read…All signs point toward the Badgers having a dominant comeback performance against Minnesota State — a team they have certainly dominated in the past. Wisconsin is 84-2-3 all-time against Minnesota State. This trend shows little sign of slowing down anytime soon as the Badgers also currently enjoy a 25 game win streak over Minnesota State.If the Badgers are to dominate Minnesota State, look for key offensive players such as Abby Roque, Daryl Watts and Sophie Shirley. This trio has set themselves apart from the rest of the squad in total points per season up to this point. Each of them currently have at least 22 points on the season with Watts leading the pack with 29 total points. The next closest contributor behind these three is Mekenzie Steffen with 15.Women’s Hockey: Minnesota-Wisconsin rivalry best in college sportsSeparated by 273 miles of hate, Minnesota and Wisconsin have always been bitter rivals in athletics. For most, the biggest Read…Wisconsin has all the tools necessary to take down Minnesota State as they return home fresh off of a bye week.