Play By The Rules Of The Game, Experts Urge Golfers

Play By The Rules Of The Game, Experts Urge Golfers

By Joel Ajayi

Experts  have charged golfers across the country to always play by the rules of the game for their growth and development. 

They gave the charge at the 5-day Workshop  on Developing Critical Skills and Knowledge for Business in Golf Industry which ended in Abuja.

The event organised by number one Lady Golf Professional and Golf Instructor, Mrs  Uloma Mbuko-Ogbuokiri, the workshop was aimed at teaching the participants on how to be equipped with the necessary technical know-how to become successful in the industry.

Dr. Elijah Ogbuokiri, an accountant, who took the them on “Entrepreneurship and  Small Business,  Financial Management in small business as well as  Planning and  Business Strategy in Small Business”  urged the golfers to become proud  business owner even while playing for trophy.

He said apart from winning laurels, some can become rich through small businesses that related to the Game. 

While  presenting paper  on “Innovative and creative thinking”, Pius Ekeh Junior told  the participants to think outside the box as this will help them to see the potentials Golf gave them. 

Golf International Referee, Instructor and  Administrator, Barrister Edwin Ogomegbulem Osuhor who dwelled on the “history of golf, Golf rules, Etiquettes and Tournament Organisation” advised them to always obey the rules of the game as serious penalty awaits defaulters. 

He said someone can be penalized for violating dressing code especially when not in conformity with the laid down rules and regulations. 

“If you want to go far in this game, don’t cheat and always control your anger as the game of  Golf is for men of honour”. 

Nigerian Number one Lady Golf Professional,  Mrs Uloma Mbuko-Ogbuokiri who took the trainees on the Fundamentals of Golf Swing and Body connection in Golf believed that a fit body plays better golf.

The 5-day event was  organised by Elite Global Golf Academy in conjunction with  Ojay Travels and Tours.

At the end of workshop certificates were presented to all participants.