Phillip Kasozi will tee off at 7:50 AM alongside Nasser Mackie and Becca Mwanja


The total kitty is UGX 7,000,000 kitty and a special UGX 2,000,000 for the two female professionals (Irene Nakalembe and Flavia Namakula.

  • Event: 2023 UGC Lady Captain’s Prize (Professionals)
  • Date: Friday, 17th March
  • Venue: Uganda Golf Club, Kitante – Kampala
  • First Tee-off: 7:00 AM
  • Format of play: Stroke

The professionals will swing off the 2023 Uganda Golf Club Lady Captain’s prize tournament on Friday, 17th March at the par-72 Uganda Golf Club course, Kitante in Kampala city.

Thirty-four professionals, including two lady professionals (Irene Nakalembe and Flavia Namakula) are part of the crop.

Irene Nakalembe
Flavia Namakula

The earliest tee-off will have game one at 7:00 AM with the trio of Herman Mutawe, Bulhan Matovu and Lawrence Muhenda.

These will be followed by Abby Bagalana, James Koto and Saidi Mawa at 7:10 AM.

Ten minutes later, Ronald Rugumayo, fresh from the Magical Kenya open will be in action alongside Vincent Byamukama and Tom Jingo.

Ronald Rugumayo will play with Vincent Byamukama and Tom Jingo at 7:20 AM

Abraham Ainamani, Samuel Kato and Ibrahim Bagalana swing into action at 7:30 AM, followed by Martin Ochaya, Marvin Kibirige and Canary Kabise at 7:40 AM.

Phillip Kasozi, Nasser Mackie and Becca Mwanja shall follow suit at 7:50 AM.

Brian Toolit, Herman Deco Mutebi and David Kamulindwa swing into action at 8:00 AM.

Herman Deco Mutebi

I am ready to give my best shot forward. In the previous weeks, I have been having good rounds of practice at my home club in Entebbe.

Herman Deco Mutebi, Entebbe club based professional golfer

Grace Kasango, Adolf Muhumuza and amateur golfer Godfrey Nsubuga will tee off at 8:10 AM.

At 8:20 AM, there will be Rodell Gaita, Deo Akope and Silver Opio.

Ronnie Bukenya, Gerald Kabuye and another amateur Ibra Bagalana swing off at 8:30 AM.

At 8:40 AM, action will see Henry Lujja, Isimail Muhamood, and George Olayo.

The two lady professionals Namakula and Nakalembe tee off last alongside Gideon Kagyenzi at 8:50 AM.

The total kitty is UGX 7,000,000 kitty and a special UGX 2,000,000 for the two female professionals.

The main open will be held on Saturday, 18th March 2023.

The tournament got a boost of UGX 20,000,000 sponsorship package from Standard Chartered Bank Uganda.

The other partners include CASE Medicare, Crown Beverages Limited and Housing Finance.

The tournament is organized by Lady Captain of Uganda Golf Club, Grace Kabonero.

The closing ceremony will on Saturday evening with trophies and other rewards given to the outstanding performers in the different groups A, B and C with their rewards for guest golfers, side-bets as longest drive and nearest to the pin.

Deo Akope will play alongside Rodell Gaita and Silver Opio, teeing off at 8:20 AM

Full Draws:

  • 7:00 AM: Herman Mutawe, Bulhan Matovu, Lawrence Muhenda
  • 7:10 AM: Abby Bagalana, James Koto, Saidi Mawa
  • 7:20 AM: Vincent Byamukama, Tom Jingo, Ronald Rugumayo
  • 7:30 AM: Abraham Ainamani, Samuel Kato, Ibrahim Bagalana
  • 7:40 AM: Martin Ochaya, Marvin Kibirige, Canary Kabise
  • 7:50 AM: Phillip Kasozi, Nasser Mackie, Becca Mwanja
  • 8:00 AM: Brian Toolit, Deco Mutebi, David Kamulindwa
  • 8:10 AM: Grace Kasango, Adolf Muhumuza, Godfrey Nsubuga (Amateur)
  • 8:20 AM: Rodell Gaita, Deo Akope, Silver Opio
  • 8:30 AM: Ronnie Bukenya, Gerald Kabuye, Ibra Bagalana (Amateur)
  • 8:40 AM: Henry Lujja, Isimail Muhamood, George Olayo
  • 8:50 AM: Flavia Namakula, Irene Nakalembe Gideon Kagyenzi

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

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