© Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE 54 year old Catherine Pavie reacts after a shot during a golf tournament.
  • 2019 Kitante Golf Open Championship
  • Saturday, 26th January at Uganda Golf Club, Kampala

The expectations are high and the vibe is ripe a few days to the tee-off of the 2019 Kitante Golf Tournament at the par 72 Uganda Golf Club course on Saturday, January 26.

This year’s tourney was officially launched on Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 by Uganda Golf Club captain Joseph Bagabo, who was flanked by Barclay’s Bank’s Henry Kyanjo, Annette Kiconco alongside Pinnacle’s security Harriet Nakisanja and other club officials.

A large field of over 150 golfers (male and female) are expected to take part in the day long championship whose mode of play will be stable ford full handicap.

We are glad to have the tournament back. We expect lots of fun and a great entry in our season opener here at our club. Barclays and Pinnacle are our premium sponsors and we are proud to be associated with their partnership

Joseph Bagabo, Uganda Golf Club captain
© Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE Joseph Bagabo, Uganda Golf Club Captain. PHOTO: DAVID ISABIRYE

It’s a pleasure to be associated with the second edition of the Kitante Open and at the same time with the Uganda Golf Club

Henry Kyanjo, Barclay’s Head of Affluent Segments Retail and Business Banking
© Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE L-R: Allen Kagina (Chief Guest), Soon Yoon (Best overall lady golfer), Dr. David Musisi (Best male) and UGC Captain Joseph Bagabo during the 2018 prize giving ceremony. PHOTO: DAVID ISABIRYE

Last year’s winners were Dr David Musisi (136 nett) and South Korean Lady Golfer Soon Yoon (145 nett) over 36 holes played in two days.

There are lots of prizes that await the top performers who will be crowned at the colourful 19th hole experience.

Besides the overall prizes for the best man and lady golfers, there are also prizes for the different exceling golfers in the groups A,B and C as well as the side bets longest drive and nearest to the pin contests.

2018 Kitante Golf Open Top Performers:

Overall Winners:

  • Men: David Musisi – 136 Nett
  • Ladies: Soon Yoon – 145 Nett

Men:

Group A

  • Winner: Michael Tumusiime – 141 Nett
  • 1st Runners Up: Dave Plenderieth – 143 Nett
  • 2nd Runners Up: Yusuf Ssentongo – 146 Nett

Group B:

  • Winner: D. Odiama – 140 Nett
  • 1st Runners Up: Salani J – 141 Nett
  • 2nd Runners Up: Lim Lim – 144 Nett

Group C:

  • Winner: Mbuso Gwafila – 142 Nett
  • 1st Runners Up: Wu Wei Ling – 143 (Countback)
  • 2nd Runners Up: Ndyaguma P. (143)

Ladies:

Group A:

  • Winner: Rose Azuba – 148 Nett
  • 1st Runners Up: Katy Kabenge – 151 Nett
  • 2nd Runners Up: Martha Babirye – 152 Nett (Countback)

Group B:

  • Winner: Ruth Ssali – 146 Nett
  • 1st Runners Up: Tian Qiu Xiang – 147 Nett
  • 2nd Runners Up: Doreen Mwesigye – 150 Nett

Gross Winner:

  • Becca Mwanja – 151

Side Bets:

Nearest to the Pin:

  • Men: Kiwe Sebunya
  • Ladies: Moureen Nasimolo

Longest Drive:

  • Men: Moses Matisko
  • Ladies: Irene Nakalembe

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