Ghana’s Awudu Holler and Nigeria’s Gift Willy will be some of the foreign professional golfers that will be taking part in the 73rd Tusker Malt Uganda Professionals Open Golf Championship from July 27-1 August at the par 72 Kitante course at the Uganda Golf Club.

Holler, is from Beige Village Golf Resort and Spa while Willy is from Terra Wood Club in Port Harcourt, Nigeria becoming the first West African golfers to feature at the Uganda Open Golf Championship for the first time this year.

This year’s edition has attracted 21 professionals from Uganda, 31 from Kenya, 8 from South Africa, 2 from Rwanda, 3 from Zimbabwe, 2 from Swaziland, 1 from Zambia and 1 from Tanzania. This year’s entry of 71 professionals is bigger than last year which had 47 in total.

The professionals will play over four days with 100 million shillings with a cut being made after two rounds of action.

Uganda Breweries Limited a under the premium brand Tusker Malt have sponsored the tournament to a tune of 315 million other sponsors of the tournament are Caesar Kingdom, NBS TV, HTC Hub, Roke Telecom, Etihad Airways, Sheraton Hotel Kampala, Le P’tit Quebec, AAR and John Katto.

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