Thirty three junior golfers passed out at the sixth Uganda Ladies Golf Union junior golf programme that concluded last week with participants to urged to take the game of golf seriously.
The participants where between the age of 5-14 years and underwent a series of tournaments and also going through the basics of the game.
“We want to see you come back and continue playing golf. You should not stop after the programme we see great potential in you,” Rose Musoke, the ULGU president said at the closure of the programme that run from December last year until mid this month. The best girl golfer was Edith Komugisha while the winner boys was Allvin Okatch.
This year’s programme attracted a total of 154 junior players from Kampala,Mbarara and Entebbe, with this being an event carried out during the December holidays the Uganda Ladies Union are thinking of changing its format and to carry out the programme every schooling holiday this year the event also got support from an NGO called Tukutana, which offered gift hampers to the participants.
Every year this event is given support from the world’s golf ruling body Royal and Ancient this year the union will send a team of junior golfers to Scotland for a junior tournament that is held at the headquarters of the golf governing body.