Epe Takes Half Way Lead As Togarh Chases Close @ the 2019 Shagamu Cup.
After a tie for second spot in the first-round of the 2019 Shagamu Cup Championship, Francis Epe cooled down considerably on Thursday, shooting another consecutive 70 in the second round at Lafarge Cement Golf Club in Shagamu, Ogun State.
Epe ended his second round with an overall score of @_two_under_Par for the tournament, to ditinguish himself from the field, placing him in a solo lead on the leaderboard, three shots ahead of Mike Ubi and Vincent Togarh who are currently tied for second @_one_over_par going into the moving day at the Shagamu Cup.
Epe in the second round finished with four birdies, eleven pars and three bogeys en_route to his second win this season in the AFRICAN TOUR's sixth event of the season that awards four-thousand oder of merit points for the winner.
Meanwhile Thursday's showing was a far cry for Enoch Owusu and Christopher Francis from what thry accomplished in their first round when both players fired two-under 69 respectively to hold a share of the lead.
Though both players are still in the mix at the Shagamu Cup Championship and will will be playing the final two rounds, Thanks to their fantastic opening rounds, but another performance like the one they churned out on Thursday would all but crush their chances of winning, after both Owusu and Christopher carded a pair of 76's in the second round to take a share of the seventh spot @_three_over par.
The Shagamu Cup which will also be used as a qualifying round for NGF Amateur players to represent Nigeria in Mauritius, in an all expenses paid trip to Mauritius in October. Only saw three of the amateur players on the field make their way into the final two rounds.
This amateur players include Uche Eze @_seven_over_par , O. Owolabi @_eight_over_par and. A. Oyewoga @_twelve_over_par after the first two rounds.
Here is a brief detail of how the leader board stand's going into the moving day at the 2019 Shagamu Cup.
Francis Epe, leading @_two_under_par.
Vincent Togarh and Mike Ubi are tied for second @_one_over_par.
Three way tie for C. Okoro, Biggie Chibuvri and Magnus Onumajuru who are all tied for fourth @_two_over_par.
Tied seventh is the pair of over night leaders Enoch Owusu and Christopher Francis @_three_over_par
Occupying the 9th spot in a four way tie are Priesthy Nji, P. Adegoke, Visitor Mapwanya and Chidi Tobias @_four_over_par after the first two rounds of the 2019 Shagamu Cup.
Will Francis Epe make it two wins in a row? or will Vincent Togarh reign supreme or will another winner emerge?
Let's see what answers we will at the end of the day as Day three get underway at the Lafarge Elephant Cement Golf Course tomorrow.