2021 Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Amateur Open winners
•Winner – Joseph Cwinyaai (Uganda)
•1st Runner Up – John Lejirma (Kenya)
•2nd Runner Up – Tom Jjingo (Uganda)


Uganda’s Joseph Cwinyaai managed to clinch the 2021 Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Amateur Open tourney on Saturday.

The national team captain scored a combined total of 287 gross over four rounds at the par71 Entebbe golf course.

The handicap 2 golfer overturned a four-stroke deficit from leader John Lejirma in the final round that lived as advertised.

The Tooro Golf Club club member had an unprecedented par score 68 on day four to storm the summit for his maiden Amateur Open crown.

Joseph Cwinyaai stunned the field on the final day

Lejirma, with a total of 290 gross, came second just three strokes adrift of Cwinyaai. The Kenyan Railway Golf Club member won the title Last year.

It was a resilient performance from Cwinyaai who struggled in the opening round with 75 gross.

Zambian Chanda Bwembya who was second on the third day, finished fourth below Uganda’s Tom Jingo.

Cwinyaai caps a good year that also saw him win the Kitante Golf Open.

Former Uganda Golf Amateur Open Winners Since 2010:

2010 – Brian Mwesigwa (Kabale Golf Club)

2011 – Rogers Byaruhanga (Uganda Golf Club)

2012 – Phillip Kasozi (Uganda Golf Club)

2013 – Peter Ssendaula (Entebbe Golf Club)

2014 – Willy Deus Kitata (Entebbe Golf Club)

2015 – Ronald Otile (Tooro Golf Club)

2016 – Ronald Otile (Tooro Golf Club)

2017 – Ronald Rugumayo (Tooro Golf Club)

2018 – Ronald Otile (Tooro Golf Club)

2019 – Daniel Nduva (Nyali Golf Club)

2020 – John Lejirma (Kenya Railway Golf Club)

2021 – Joseph Cwinyaai (Tooro Golf Club)


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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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