Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka will tee off at 11:50 AM on the 10th tee with Edward Kabuchu, Innocent Kihika and David Kateregga.

Singleton Golf Match Play Challenge (Season 6):

  • Qualification Round: Saturday, 22nd January 2021 – Mode of play (Stroke play)
  • Venue: Entebbe Club (Tee-off Times: 7 AM – 1:50 PM)
  • Theme: Vegas

A total of 236 golfers are expected to grace the fair-ways and greens of the lavish lake side Entebbe Club course on Saturday as the 6th edition of the Singleton Golf Match play match challenge swings off.

The early bird cluster of golfers will tee off as early as 7 AM from the first and tenth tee-boxes.

With a break between 9:30 AM to 11:50 AM, the golfers teeing off will resume business until 1:50 PM.

Jacob Byamukama, the Entebbe club captain assures all the golfers of a tranquil championship with the state of the course in sublime shape.

Jacob Byamukama, captain Entebbe Club (Credit: David Isabirye)

The course at Entebbe is in the best shape ever. We shall follow all the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to the dot. The reception will be good and shall as usual have a fantastic 19th hole experience that Entebbe club is famed for in respect for the theme; Vegas night.

Jacob Byamukama, Captain Entebbe Club

The format of play for the qualification round is stroke play but the subsequent round shall be based on the medal-four ball better ball format.

In some of the games that are eagerly awaited, the reigning Uganda Amateur open champion Joseph Cwinyaai will swing off at 7 AM on the 10th tee alongside Thomas Kato, Sean Kinsella and Henry Rugamba.

Joseph Cwinyaai putts

Former USPA president and The Observer sports journalist Mark Namanya tees off on the first tee at 9 AM alongside Michael Monne, Jacob Byamukama and Oscar Ssemawere.

These will be followed by Yoweri Ndinga, Robert Waweru, Herbert Opolot and John Kato.

Uganda Golf Union President Moses Matsiko comes in at 9:20 AM with the trio of Denis Kahindi, Fred Kimbugwe and Ronald Osekeny.

Uganda Golf Union president Moses Baryamujura Matsiko ready to play during a previous Singleton Match play challenge tournament

Former Union president and the state current Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka will tee off at 11:50 AM on the 10th tee with Edward Kabuchu, Innocent Kihika and David Kateregga.

At 11:50 PM, it will be John Basabose, Marvin Kagoro, Ali Juuko and Edgar Muzahura on the tenth tee among other players in action.

The 128 players will be drawn in 64 pairs that will play the first round on 12th February 2022.

Eva Magala tees off at 9:20 AM alongside Mark Nahabwe, Joseph Kimani and Casper Okiru on the 10th tee Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

As is the tradition, the seven- month long challenge will be held in a series of knock-out tournaments that will be held every second Saturday of the month.

The winning pairs from every month will advance to the finale in July 2022.

Innocent Nahabwe and Adoch Luwum were the last winners of this championship in 2020.

The season six winning pair will be rewarded with a fully-paid trip to a major golfing tournament slated for January 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Other partners of the Singleton Challenge include NCBA, DSTV and Riders Lounge Entebbe.

Innocent Nahabwe and Adoch Luwum were the last winners of this championship in 2020.

The season six winning pair will be rewarded with a fully-paid trip to a major golfing tournament slated for January 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Entebbe Golf Course is ready to host the qualification round of the Singleton Golf Challenge

Full Draw:

1st Tee:

  • 7:00 AM: Mark Rubatsimbira, Hatwib Katoto, Allan Akira, Dejan Stepanovic
  • 7:10 AM: Leon Byereta, Alex Kazenga, Lillian Koowe, Bridget Basiima
  • 7:20 AM: Nathan Mubiru, Dickson Agaba, Peter Atwine, Patrick Ndase
  • 7:30 AM: Robert Busingye, Milton Edimu, Colin Talemwa, Stephen Magero
  • 7:40 AM: Alex Gitta, Julius Mugisha, Alex Mukasa, William Esuma
  • 7:50 AM: James O’Sullivan, Peter Kawuma, Lony D. Akena, Charles Kizito
  • 8:00 AM: Perry Muhebwe, Mark Kaddu Mukasa, Charles Mubiru, Collins Ajidra
  • 8:10 AM: Tom Kakaire, Nicholas Kebba, Edwin Tabaro, Emmanuel Mugabi
  • 8:20 AM: Ernest Rukundo, Vincent Asiimwe, Andrew Muhwezi, Raymond Kahiigi
  • 8:30 AM: Joseph Bogera, Timothy Mwandha, Charles Hamya, Kenneth Kiddu
  • 8:40 AM: Stanley Musiime, Peter Wakholi, Moses Mukiibi, Michael Muhangi
  • 8:50 AM: Ivan Ssetimba, T. Twinemanzi, Paul Katuramu, Diana Nabukenya
  • 9:00 AM: Mark Namanya, Michael Monne, Jacob Byamukama, Oscar Ssemawere
  • 9:10 AM: Yoweri Ndinga, Robert Waweru, Herbert Opolot, John Kato
  • 9:20 AM: Moses Matsiko, Denis Kahindi, Fred Kimbugwe, Ronald Osekeny
  • 9:30 AM: Steven Kitamirike, J.B Tumusiime, Faith Namara, Charity Tushabomwe

Break:

  • 11:50 AM: Elly Mukasa, Andrew Kibaya, Morris Ongwech, David Nambale
  • 12:00 PM: Joseph Mubiru, Peter Apell, Dan Kajungu, Patrick Oyee
  • 12:10 PM: Jackie Kwesiga, Godlive Nayebale, Anne Abeja, Shiella Kesiime
  • 12:20 PM: Joseph Adrapi, Gilbert Asiimwe, Saleh Kalema, Anthony Agaba
  • 12:30 PM: Ceaser Barole, Emmanuel Wamimbi, Charles Kagombe, Tony Katamba
  • 12:40 PM: Denis Kunikina, Harry Hakiza, Sam Kacungira, Joram Tumwine
  • 12:50 PM: Jude Ochieng, Christopher Sedakasi, Kato Sebaale, Ram Shaban
  • 1:00 PM: Justine Ligyalingi, Moses Ssebugwawo, Josef Salani, Tarzan Lubega
  • 1:10 PM: Andrew Ankunda, Micheal Odur, David Mpanga, Enock Nuwagaba
  • 1:20 PM: Fred Magala, Garry Gonza, Ashraf Ssekajja, Paul Ndyaguma
  • 1:30 PM: Patrick Kagoro, John Muchiri, Charles Kalumuna, Yunus Bbaale
  • 1:40 PM: Joel Nagaba, Innocent Nahabwe, Tonny Ojok, Mathias Kalule
  • 1:50 PM: Henry Nsubuga, Allan Mutabazi, Collin Bulafu, Patrick M. Mugisha

10th Tee:

  • 7:00 AM: Thomas Kato, Joseph Cwinyaai, Sean Kinsella, Henry Rugamba
  • 7:10 AM: Francis Tumuhaire, William Bizibu, Sharon Musimenta, Charles Kabunga
  • 7:20 AM: Ronnie Kasirye, Jimmy Odongokara, Allan Muhumuza, Philemon Akatuhurira
  • 7:30 AM: Jovia Tugume, Llyod Busuulwa, Perry Okidi, Andrew Atuhaire
  • 7:40 AM: Herbert Olowo, Micheal Fiacco, James Orima, Brian Cable
  • 7:50 AM: Jovan Mwesigye, Bernard Baguma, Geoffrey Odur, Paul Muwanga
  • 8:00 AM: Peter Magona, Allan Muhereza, Joseph Kasozi, Collin Mwesigwa
  • 8:10 AM: Edwin Baguma, George Nkya, Timothy Okanya, Sam Kamugisha
  • 8:20 AM: Ashvin Kananathan, Brian Rwabogo, Ancel Tumwesigye, Paul Nuwagaba
  • 8:30 AM: Hannington Mpiima, Kiwanuka Ssuubi, Duncan Karugaba, Duncan Kaggwa
  • 8:40 AM: Richard Matsiko, Edward Okech, Paul Nsereko, Andrew Opio
  • 8:50 AM: Arthur Kiwanuka, Robbins Muhaire, Serwano Walusimbi, Bridget Nakamoga
  • 9:00 AM: Collin Subika, Samson Agamile, Peter Kagumya, Vincent Katutsi
  • 9:10 AM: Ecel Aaron, Sammy Migunda, Morgan Otile, Daniel Kalimuzo
  • 9:20 AM: Eva Magala, Mark Nahabwe, Joseph Kimani, Casper Okiru
  • 9:30 AM: Alex Mugisha, Derrick Muhumuza, Charity Atuhaire, Victoria Bagaaya

Break:

  • 11:50 AM: Kiryowa Kiwanuka, Edward Kabuchu, Innocent Kihika, David Kateregga
  • 12:00 PM: Collins Nuwagira, Michael Tumusiime, Hassan Kiyemba, Andrew Baguma
  • 12:10 PM: Peace Kabasweka, Edrea Kagombe, Caroline Karungi, Patricia Nakasi
  • 12:20 PM: Jamie Byaruhanga, Jerry Owachi, Micheal Sekadde, Andy Agaba
  • 12:30 PM: Daniel Basweti, Robert Ejiku, Ivan Wesonga, Stephen Kabugo
  • 12:40 PM: Denis Nabende, Conrad Odere, Francis Kyagarikye, Julius Borore
  • 12:50 PM: John Basabose, Marvin Kagoro, Ali Juuko, Edgar Muzahura
  • 1:00 PM: Joseph Bagabo, Ignatious Twesigye, James Eyul, Lino Anguzu
  • 1:10 PM: Alex Nkuyahaga, Daniel Opwonya, Allan Kateeba, Geoffrey Byamugisha
  • 1:20 PM: Godwin Muringi, Charles Odere, Walter Tukahiirwa, Bruce Aijuka
  • 1:30 PM: Fred Kasumba, Isaac Mariera, Joseph Nkurunziza, B. Musanabera
  • 1:40 PM: Timothy Kayondo, Ernest Wasake, Joseph Okudi, John Sekyanzi
  • 1:50 PM: Moses Muhwezi, Phillip Walera, Brian Manyindo, Aggrey Mutaka
Entebbe Golf Club

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

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