Golf is a game of Cardiovascular Exercise -AbdulRaheem Maliq


Golf has been described as a game of good cardiovascular exercise which enhances physical fitness of golfers.

The Executive Secretary, Kwara State Hospital Management Board, Dr AbdulRaheem Maliq stated this on Saturday while participating at the Emirate Hotels Open Golf tournament at Ilorin Golf Club.

Dr Maliq who stressed that playing a complete game of golf aids golfers to walk about eight kilometers, noted that this year’s edition of Ilorin open amateur golf championship was excellently staged and the ambiance was encouraging to participate in the future championship.

“We have a seasoned golfer in Jide Allen as a captain, he knows where the pains of golfers are and where the excitements of golfers are and he has been providing what we need, as you can see, the course is lush green”

The medical expert encouraged people irrespective of their status to engage in the game of golf as it’s a good form of exercise apart from promoting business and friendship.


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