Golfers Dickson Agaba and Victoria Ngabire triumphed with the overall men and ladies prizes during the 2019 Cross Country Golf tournament at the Uganda Golf Club.
Agaba, a handicap 25 golfer tallied 54 nett to take home the best male player’s prize that also came with a trip to Trackers Safari Lodge in Bwindi and an air ticket to Zanzibar courtesy of Air Tanzania.
Ngabire, playing off handicap 36 was the best female with 57 nett and also win herself a night for two full board at the Trackers Safari Lodge in Bwindi.
It was purely a good round of golf for me. I had a good front nine and I also had a great group that I played alongside withDickson Agaba
Meanwhile, Evelyn Assimwe returned 64 nett, to win the group A ladies section by a stroke better than Bridget Nakamoga.
Anne Abeja toppled group B with 59 nett, ahead of Wendy Angudeyo (64 nett).
This was the third edition of the championship that had over 150 golfers taking part in the various catergories.
The tournament was organized by the ladies wing at the Uganda Golf Club under the leadership of the lady captain, Anne Abeja.
Air Tanzania, Aero Link, Trackers Safari Lodge, Coca Cola, Kenya Ports Authority, Nationwide Group and Christex Garments were the other sponsors.
- Men: Dickson Agaba – 54
- Ladies: Victoria Ngabire – 57
Group A Ladies
- Winner: Evelyn Asiimwe – 64
- Runners up: Bridget Nakamoga – 65 c/b
- Winner: Anne Abeja – 59
- Runners up: Wendy Angudeyo – 64
- S. Y. Hong – 57
- Na Miae – 61
- P. Escedu – 57
- O. Matata – 61
- Moses Turyatemba – 58 c/b
- S.Opolot – 58
- T.Doshi – 56
- James Sekajugo – 59
- T. Mulinde
- J. Babirye