Sport
Akope misses Kenya open cut again
Publish Date: Mar 08, 2014
Akope misses Kenya open cut again
Akopes misery in the tournament continued for a third straight year. Photo by Michael Nsubuga
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Michael Nsubuga

DEO Akope and Denis Anguyo missed the cut yet again at the Kenya open.

‘Yellow boy’ Akope who was contesting in the lucrative event for the third time and Anguyo who was making a maiden appearance at the lucrative event found themselves off the mark after two days of action at Karen Golf Club.

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.

Anguyo game wasn’t any better either. He shot four over par to finish with a total of 153, seventeen strokes off the cut-off point while Akope was 15 strokes off.

The Ugandans weren’t alone though. Last year’s runner up Tim Sluiter from Spain and 24 Kenyans together with sixty others from across the world were also among the culprits who missed out on the share of the 200,000 euros (sh700m) prize money.

Kenya’s Greg Snow (4th) and Dismas Indiza (10th) after day three are the only East Africans that will partake on the prize money.

The European tour qualifying event ends on Sunday.

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Gunmen rob S.African ex-striker McCarthy at barbers
South Africa''s record goalscorer and Champions League winner Benni McCarthy was robbed at gun point while having a hair cut in Johannesburg, his agent said....
Uganda Cup final goes to Western Uganda
The 2015 Uganda Cup final between SC Villa and KCCA FC is scheduled to be played on June 6 in Western Uganda....
Inzikiuru targets return at Beijing World Championships
Former 300m Steeplechase world and commonwealth champion Dorcus Inzikuru will use local events to build her fitness in preparation for the world championship in August....
Entebbe FC wants SC Villa docked points
Entebbe FC has complained to the FUFA displicinary Committee alleging that SC Villa fielded Yeseri Waibi who had accumulated three yellow cards in the game against Rwenshama on Februaruy 17th at Nakivubo....
Boxing fans sue Manny Pacquiao over shoulder injury
TWO Nevada men filed a class-action lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao, seeking millions in damages because they say he fraudulently concealed a shoulder injury...
Mayweather ready to grant Pacquiao rematch
Floyd Mayweather has said he is willing to grant Manny Pacquiao a rematch following the Filipino boxer''s disclosure that a shoulder injury hampered his performance in last weekend''s world title showdown, ESPN reported Tuesday....
Should government scrap PLE?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter