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Ntege, Namukasa dominate Day 1 in Entebbe
Publish Date: Mar 07, 2014
Ntege, Namukasa dominate Day 1 in Entebbe
Monica Ntege attempts a shot during play on day one in Entebbe. Photo by Michael Nsubuga
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By Michael Nsubuga

Castle Lite Entebbe Ladies Open (Day 1)

Group A (Gross) Top 5

Monica Ntege 82 

Sally Hunt 89

Aggie Konde 89

Katy Kabenge 90

Sheila Kesiime 91

Group B (Nett)

Goretth Namukasa 70

Samalie Naikomba 70

Hannah Kwon 71

Resty Nalutaaya 71

Ann Ngabo 74

MONICA Ntege and Gorreth Namukasa are on course to winning the 4th edition of the Castle Lite Entebbe Ladies Open after posting the best scores on day one of the event at Entebbe Club.

Ntege (HC 5) returned 82 gross to take the lead in the ladies group A while Namukasa shares the day one lead with Samalie Naikomba with a total score of 70 nett each.

Ntege, from Uganda Golf Club, is ten strokes off par but seven strokes better than Sally Hunt and Aggie Konde who are also tied in second position with 89 gross each.

Katy Kabenge (90 gross) and Sheila Kesiime (91gross) are fourth and fifth respectively going into the final round of the two-day annual competition.

Perennial contenders Eva Magala, Flavia Namakula, Irene Nakalembe and defending champion Idi Madina from Arusha are missing in action because of different engagements elsewhere.

The tournament has attracted thirty seven ladies while over 100 men are expected to play in the subsidiary event on Saturday.

To spice up the event the men will use the ladies tees and are expected to return better scores.

Meanwhile Deo Akope and Denis Anguyo Uganda’s representatives at the Kenya open that acts as a European tour qualifier are six and eight strokes off the projected cut off point.

Akope who shot an opening 73 was undone by 5 bogeys and a double bogey on the par 4 hole No. 1 for a total of 78 on day two.

Similarly Anguyo game wasn’t any better despite improving his day one scores by one stroke (76) for a total of 153. 

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