Johnnie Walker Blue Label Golf Championship Postponed

JWBL Championship now to hold on September 6, 2014 at the Lakowe Golf Estate

The third and final round of the JWBL Golf Championship has been potponed due to unfavourable weather

An official statement from the organizers reads:

'Due to recent heavy rainfall, golfing fans will have to wait just a little longer to find out who will don the blue blazer as the victor of the inaugural Johnnie Walker Blue Label Golf Challenge, the penultimate (third) and final rounds of which have now been merged, will take place on Saturday, 6th September, 2014 at the Lakowe Golf Estate in Lagos, Nigeria.'

Johnnie Walkers Head of Reserve, Nigeria Mr Joe Nazzal disclosed.

The prestigious event will bring together some of West Africa’s foremost amateur golfers vying for spectacular prizes.

The winner of the first ever JWBL Golf Challenge Blazer – made specially for the occasion by Nigerian Men's Wear Designer, Mai Atafo – will also attend the esteemed biennial tournament at the Gleneagles Resort in Perthshire, Scotland, in September as the personal guest of Johnnie Walker.

The Ryder Cup is  one of the World's great golf tournaments contested by teams from the USA and Europe, it is a bi-ennual event which is hosted between golf courses in the USA and Europe

Closely associated with the competition is former PGA TOUR golfer and entrepreneur, Simon Hurd, who has competed against the likes of Ernie Els, Retief Goosen and Colin Montgomerie, and whose luxury golfing apparel company,, will sponsor the tournament’s extraordinary prizes.

With Nigeria now part of an exclusive club in associating with The Ryder Cup, , holding at the Lakowe Golf Estate promises an iconic sporting event which is set to become a classic in years to come.

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