The Uganda national golf team is set to camp in Entebbe for three weeks ahead of a hectic golfing season in August that will see them prepare and pracitise ahead of the East Africa Golf Challenge which will be held at the par 71 Entebbe club.
“The team will pitch camp in Entebbe starting this week for a total of three weeks,” national golf coach Amos Kamya said. “The team has to get used to the course ahead of the East African Challenge.”
The team is made up of 12 golfers with the Uganda Golf Union having two reserve players that are yet to be announced. The East African Golf Challenge will for the second time be held at Entebbe club, which has been a successful ground for the national team with the last triumph registered in 2009 when it was last held their.
The East African challenge will see defending champion’s Kenya seeking back to back crowns having won last year’s event in Naivasha, Kenya other countries that will take part include Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and the hosts Uganda.
Uganda’s team is made up of Robert Oluba, Phillip Kasozi,(captain), Ronald Rugumayo, Peter Ssendaula, Adolf Muhumuza, Abraham Ainamanyi, Happy Robert, Ronald Otile, Ronald Bukenya, Andrew Byaruhanga, Henry Lujja and Lawrence Muhenda.
The East African Golf Challenge tournament is slated to tee off from August 25-28 at the Entebbe Club.