Africa: Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel’s Golf Day is a CSR initiative for Charity – Mr. Loxley
Mr. Mark Loxley, General Manager, Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel has revealed that the hotel’s annual Corporate Golf Day event which will hold its 7th Edition is basically non-commercial but a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the hotel to contribute to charity.
The event will hold at the Lakowe Lakes Golf Course, Km 35, Epe Expressway, Lekki – Lagos on Friday 16th November.
Declaring that the hotel is prepared and ready to host the Golf Day, Mr. Loxley made this statement at the official Media Briefing and unveiling of sponsors for the annual golf day.
The briefing was held at the Conference Hall of the hotel on Friday 9th November 2018.
In his Welcome Address, Mr. Udeme Ufot, Group Managing Director of SO&U maintained that “Southern Sun Hotel’s Corporate Golfing event is like no other anywhere”, as he welcomed and appreciated partners of the hotel and the media who were present at the event.
In his Key Note address, Mr. Loxely exuded pleasant surprise that, “It’s incredible we’re at it again! And this time it’s the 7th edition! The event is next Friday and starts by 9am.
“This is a non-commercial event. It is a CSR event for Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel and we support Arrow of God Orphanage with the proceeds. We are looking at Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel’s corporate golfing to become the premier golfing event in Nigeria’, Mr. Loxley further reiterates.
He revealed that this year’s event will have some repeat players, following similar format like last year with both ladies and gentlemen playing and participating.
Starting with Kenya Airways which he revealed “has been sponsoring our event for 9 years”, Mr. Loxley then took time to outline and appreciate individual sponsors for this year’s Golf Day. Some of the sponsors would be giving away free airline tickets to winners like Kenya Airways, RwandAir, Air Namibia, AIRFRANCE KLM and South African Airways.
Other companies partnering with the Hotel for this CSR event include Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Zenith Bank, Diamond Bank, DHL International, Redbull and Legacy Automobiles.
By Renn Offor