2018: Torgah leads Wagtour with N12m; Olapade tops PGAN with N1m in earnings

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Ghanaian Vincent Torgah is the highest paid golfer on the West Africa Golf Tour, Golf Nigeria finding has revealed. His earnings in 2018 alone amounts to $34, 666.00, about N12, 479, 760.00, (Twelve Million, Four Hundred and Seventy-Nine Thousand, and Seven Hundred and Sixty Naira). The money is almost twelve- times more than what the highest paid on the PGA of Nigeria Tour won in 2018.

PGAN top earner is Sunday Olapde with a total of N1, 163,325 (One Million, One Hundred and Sixty Three Thousand, Three Hundred and Twenty Five Naira) earned in five tournaments out of the Six played.

Coincidentally, the same Olapade earned $27,013, about N9, 724,680 (Nine Million, Seven Hundred and Twenty Four Thousand, Six Hundred and Eighty) Naira playing on Wagtour, with a tournament yet to played before the Calendar closes.

  1. Mapwanya earned $15,501, about N5, 580,360.00 (Five Million, Five Hundred and Eighty Thousand, Three Hundred and Sixty Naira while Port Harcourt based Mike Ubi, earned $14, 217, about N5,118,120 (Five Million, One Hundred ad Eighteen Thousand, One Hundred and Twenty) Naira on Wagtour.

The least paid on Wagtour Order of Merit list is Emmanuel  Anyanwu, who earned $255, about N91, 800.00 (Ninety-One Thousand, Eight Hundred Naira) only.

Conversely, the least paid on PGAN Tour is Segun Onamuwe. Obamuwe grossed N117, 000.00 in five tournaments.


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