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Tusker Malt Tees off Uganda Golf Open With Sh300m Kitty

Uganda Golf Open timeline:
*Ladies Open: 18th to 20th November
*Seniors Open: 19th to 20th November
*Par 3 Competition: 24th November
*Amateur Open: 24th to 27th November
*Pro-Am: 30th November
*Professional Open: 1st to 4th December
*President’s Shield: 4th December


Tusker Malt Lager, one of Uganda Breweries Limited’s Premium Beer, has boosted the 2021 Uganda Golf Open with Sh300m Sponsorship package.

The kitty was unveiled on Wednesday at the Par-71 Entebbe Golf Course for the tournament that will get underway on November 18 with the Ladies Open.

Elizabeth Mutamuliza, Premium Beers Brand Manager at UBL, said that this is one or the company’s commitment to develop Golf and Sport in the Country.

“We are proud and honoured to be part of the Uganda Golf Union,” started Mutamuliza. “This open is an exciting event that we are we are always proud to be part of.”

Elizabeth Mutamuliza

Mutamuliza promised the Golfers a “fantasic premium experience” and wished them success.

Robson Chinhoi (Zimbabwe) won the 2020 Professional Category while Deo Akope (Uganda) and Chege Njoroge (Kenya) finished second and third in that order.

Martha Babirye (Uganda) and John Lejirma (Kenya) were victorious in the Ladies and Amateurs category respectively last year.

Moses Matsiko – Uganda Golf President – briefly commented: “We thank sponsors for being part of this event. Uganda Golf Open is part of the Safari tour and European event so this is as big as it gets.”

Matsiko added that the event has excluded juniors because it was going to be difficult to have many people handling juniors.

There will be the President’s shield event in a bid to bring back the memory of golf back in the region and relationsthip the game has brought in the region.

Matsiko added: “Due to Covid19, this year’s open will offer a free vaccination. We have done our best to ensure that most Golfers have received their jabs. The SOPs will be observed at every stage that over 90% will take part and this event has been authorised by Ministry of Healthy and National Council of Sports.”


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