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
She Cranes plan to rule the World
THE Netball World Cup is slated for August 7-16 next year in Sydney, Australia. Uganda last took part in the same event 35 years ago in Trinidad and Tobago...
Simba FC defender dies watching Premier League match
MUSANA was part of the Simba side that beat Entebbe 1-0 on Saturday and even trained the following morning before watching a Premier League match on Sunday evening...
Lugogo to get new look ahead of global show
NCS and UCA have embarked on the process of improving the Lugogo Oval ahead of the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 Tournament...
QATAR will not host the World Cup in 2022, according to Theo Zwanziger, the German member on the executive committee of world football's governing body FIFA...
Police investigate Twitter racist abuse of Balotelli
MARIO Balotelli found himself on the receiving end of yet more racist abuse on Sunday after a jokey reference to Manchester United's shock defeat by Leicester sparked a flurry of invective on social media...
Mukwano Group boosts Cancer Run, Indian Day
The fight against Cancer is something several organisations are not taking lightly as the disease is on rise in the country....
Should bride price be made optional?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter