Golfers from across the country will in the next few days be participating in the 4th Orodje of Okpe Golf Tournament scheduled to tee-off from March 4th – 5th, 2022 at the golf course, Sapele Athletic Club Golf Section, Sapele, Delta State.
It was gathered that the two- days event organised by the golf section of the Sapele Athletic Club is to commemorate the 15th Coronation Anniversary of Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, His Royal Majesty Orhue 1 Major General Felix Mujaperuo (rtd), a prolific golfer, and the Grand Patron of the club.
The event tagged ‘HRM Orodje 2022’ is sponsored by Seplat Energy, and it will feature golfers from different parts of the country who are already preparing to storm Sapele to honour the highly respected King.
Speaking on the tournament, Captain of the golf section, Okakuro Gilbert Aghogho, revealed that this year’s edition would be better organised than the previous editions.
The Captain, who also is the Chairman, Planning Committee, hinted that the monarch, being a prolific golfer, his friends and associates would take part in the event whereby winners in men’s and ladies events, veteran and super veteran and other categories would go home with exciting prizes and trophies.
He added that the golf course has received very unique touch with the surroundings already wearing new look in readiness for the tournament.
He hinted that Coronavirus protocols for the safety of all the participants would be adhered to strictly.
According to him, “The tournament is a clarion call for golfers all over the country to rally round one of their own; Chairman, Traditional Rulers Council of Delta state, The Orodje of Okpe Kingdom. This serves as an invitation to all and sundry of Okpe Kingdom, and golfers all over.”
“The arrival, registration and cocktail will hold on Friday, March 4th, while the ceremonial tee-off and tournament proper holds on Saturday while presentation of prizes to winners and the dinner party hold in the evening at the section’s pavilion.”