Golf: JBG Tournament Returns Bigger, Better

The 2019 edition of the JBG Golf open has been launched on Wednesday morning at the company’s offices in Kololo, Kampala.

This year’s edition will be special as the company will be celebrating 40 years in Uganda, with celebrations falling on the same dates with Oktoberfest ceremonies.

Marvin Kagoro, Captain of Entebbe golf club, speaking in a briefing, expressed his gratitude for the sustained support from JBG and added that he hopes for more years of working together with the Engineering company.

China’s Garret Chen. Courtesy photo

This year’s tourney will have three categories; Professionals with 33 already registered, gross players will tee off on Friday to Saturday while 200 amateurs will be considered.

The overall winners will walkaway with mugs and other golf playing equipment and a cash prize of Sh20M.

Previous Winners:
1998 – Joshua Tuhumwire
1999 – Stephen Kasaija
2000 – David Kasimbazi
2001 – Moses Kitaka
2002 – Ronald Kidega
2003 – Phrase Lubega
2004 – Deo Akope
2005 – Vincent Byamukama
2006 – Henry Byaruhanga
2007 – Peter Ssendawula
2008 – Silver Opio
2009 – Godwin Eyoki
2010 – Steven Odongo
2011 – Joseph Bogera
2012 – Willu Kitata
2013 – Timothy Okwi
2014 – Shou Ta Shang
2015 – Ibra Bagalana
2016 – Edwin Tabaro
2017 – Ochieng Jude
2018 – Garret Chen

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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