Another upcoming youngster, Uganda’s Joel Basalaine produced the best score of the day.
Karichu is no stranger to the Entebbe course having played there for Kenya in the East African Challenge.
Kenya’s Edwin Mudanye and Uganda’s Ronald Otile lit up day-one after returning five and four-under-par 66 and 67 respectively.
The 2015 and 2016 champion is up against a big field of 135 local and foreign golfers.
In 2015, Ronald Otile stunned the golfing fraternity when he completed a double of Uganda Open wins
Olomi produced the best score (74) in the second round.
She should have been ahead by over five strokes but gave away her two stroke lead going to the 18th green
The Kampala based-ladies national team golfer is one stroke ahead of tournament favourite Irene Nakalembe.
After her practice round 75 gross, Eaton who is gunning for her fourth Uganda Ladies Open title said she was here to win the championship.
Leading Uganda’s charge is Irene Nakalembe.
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