Golfers from Kampala and Entebbe Clubs will enjoy Blue Label action this Saturday Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE

Single Golf Challenge: 4th Round

  • Saturday, 8th April 2017 – At Entebbe Golf Club
  • Mode of play: Four ball Better Ball
  • Green fees: Ug.shs 30,000/=
Golfer chips the ball out of the bunker Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE

Golfers will once again this Saturday swing off at the Singleton Challenge golf tournament as the fourth round is teed off at the Lake side Entebbe Club.

Eight pairs:

Eight pairs remain standing in the amateurs’ category, while the pros group has eight individual golfers competing.

In the amateurs category, the eight pairs left are Ray Kahiigi and Ibra Bagalana; Elly Mukasa and Kiryowa Kiwanuka; Dan Kajungu and Collins Nuwagira; Allan Muhereza and Moses Mastiko; Moses Ssebugwawo and Emmanuel Mugabi; Isaac Mariera and John Muchiri; Jadu Patel and Anthony Agaba; as well as Enock Nuwagaba and Paul Nsereko.

[/media-credit] Golfer with a powerful drive off the tee box at Entebbe Golf Club Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE

On the other hand, the professionals who teed off at the last outing remain also 8.

Entebbe Club pro Dickson Lagoro leads the cast of the paid ranks that also has Jinja’s Fred Wanzala, Uganda Professional Golf Association President Deo Akope, long hitting Denis Anguyo, Abbey Bagalana, Vincent Byamukama, Phillip Kasozi and Herman Mutawe.

Mutawe takes on Wanzala with the winning set to face the victor of Bagalana versus Kasozi affair.

The other contest will see Akope play Byamukama as Lagoro takes on Anguyo.

[/media-credit] Entebbe based professionals Vicent Byamukama (right) faced Peter Sendaula. Byamukama won the game to advance to the quarter final stage (4th Round) Credit: Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE

Theme:

Like for the previous rounds, golfers celebrated together basing on the day’s theme.

This time round, it will be an African themed experience at the 19th hole as they celebrate together. During the last outing, it was all white experience.

[/media-credit] Golfers clad in white attires pose for a group photo after the third round at Entebbe Golf Club Credit: Kawowo Sports

The winners this weekend will earn a place in the penultimate round due May 13, before the final round on May 27, where the triumphant pair stands to take home the big prize of a once-in-a-lifetime all-expenses paid trip to watch The Open at the Royal Birkdale in Southport, England.

Annet Nakiyaga, Brand Manager, Diageo Scotch notes;

The Singleton Challenge has been an amazing journey.

It has provided lots of great memories, and as we get closer to its end, as UBL, we feel humbled by the love and support we have experienced at the Entebbe Club.

We hope this tourney is the start of more partnerships with the club in the near future.

The Singleton Challenge takes a four ball better ball mode of play and will tee off at 7am and run up to 2:30pm. There will also be prizes for others not participating in the match play event, that is men’s groups, A, B, C, as well as women’s groups A and B.

The green fees stand at Shs30, 000.

The Singleton Challenge teed off in January and will run for five months, with its climax set for May this year.

The winning pair  will be sponsored to watch The Open at the Royal Birkdale in Southport, England.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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