To live your dreams as an aspiring and budding sportsman or sportwoman you have to think seek for the limits and 15 year old Judith Komugisha wants to live that dream.

“My dream is to play professional golf when am done with my studies,” a confident Kyomugisha said in an interview. “I enjoy playing golf and want to be like former LPGA player Tracy Hanson.”

Komugisha  senior three student at Mawanda Road High School and has slowly risen up from the junior golf programme of the Uganda Ladies Golf Union. She is currently playing off handicap 20 and is expected to lower her handicap with time.

“It feels great to play the sport of golf, but at the same time it can be lonely when you don’t have players off your same age group,” Komugisha stated. “I am praying that more junior golfers are given a chance to play the game and are taught however the sport is not cheap.”

 Uganda Ladies Golf Union president Jasper Kamukama and several lady golfers have been nurturing the teenager and see her as the future of golf in this country.

“She is a junior golfer that we have been helping and if she continues to be persistent then she has a bright future ahead of her,” Kamukama, her sponsor and guardian said. “She is part of the junior programme that we run and their several other youngsters who we are eyeing for the future.”

Komugisha in January won the Uganda Ladies Golf Union Fiddle Junior golf tournament at the par 72 Kitante golf course and has one quite a  number of events at the Uganda Golf Club. 

She one of the several junior golfers that have passed through this tournament and went on to excel in their careers.

The 15 year old has two siblings Morris Ashaba and Doreen Kirabo are playing in the ULGU junior golf programme that is held every holiday.

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