Vincent Torgah win 2019 Nigeria Masters for the third time

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Ghanaian golfer, Vincent Torgah has etched his name further in the history of Nigeria golf by becoming the first player to win the Nigeria Masters title for the third time during a four-day tournament at the IBB International Golf Course.

Staked to a four-shot lead going into the final round, Vincent turned back every challenge as he made two key birdies around the turn, and delivered a majestic drive at just the right moment to close with a four-under 68 and complete his hat trick.

 Torgah, who finished at 9-under 279, with a nine stroke victory wasn’t the only big winner on Saturday.

Starting off on the 10th tee in the penultimate group in the final round was four-time winner on the Tour, Sunday Olapade and  Zimbabwean Visitor Mapwanya who won the 2019 B&E tournament last month, both players were tied on the second spot on the leaderboard with three holes to go.

But a bogey on the 7th saw Olapade drop to solo third on the leaderboard after the round with both players grossing Level par and two over par respectively.

Patrick Paul who was second heading into the deciding day, dropped to fourth place after carding a disappointing final round six over 78   to close the shop at 5_over par.

The same was the fate of Kano State professional Kabiru Haruna who also dropped from third to joint 6th after carding a final round six over par 78. As the curtains fall on the 2019 Nigeria Masters.

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