Golf is a game of integrity, Mark tells golfers.


The president of the senate,senator David Mark has reminded golfers of the need to show character,honesty and integrity in all their activities.

Senator mark who gave the advice at Otukpo Golf and country club Akpegede,in Benue state at the weekend during the ULO annual Golf PRO-AM tournament said golfers should play according to the rule of the game to ensure integrity and fair play.

He also called on the youths from across the country to actively participate in the game as an avenue towards making a living thus enhancing their social and economic development.

The president of the senate was pleased to note that more people are getting interested in the game of golf and commended the organizers of the tournament for encouraging and promoting sports.

In his remarks, the organizer of the tournament Chief Uche Okpuno,said the tournament which attracted players from across the country is aimed at enhancing the skills of the amateur players in the area pointing out that sport is a unifying factor in the country .

Gips Willy from Air Assault Golf club Port HarCourt, emerged the overall winner in the professional category with the total score of 284 over 72 holes while Amos Korblah,from Otukpo Golf and country club Akpegede,came second with a total score of 289 over 72 holes.

Signed: Paul Mumeh, Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate.