Kenyan professional David Odhiambo will travel to Kabale for the lucrative Independence Day golf Open that tees off tomorrow.
Odhiambo will battle for the sh1m top prize in the two-day tournament sponsored by Hot Loaf, Pepsi and Orient Bank. Sh3m will be won in cash prizes.
â€œWith Odhiambo coming it is definitely going to be very competitive,â€ Uganda Professional Golfers Association (UPGA) captain Deo Akope said.
Odhiambo has won the Uganda Open before as an amateur. He also finished third as a professional in Tororo recently.
Akope, Stephen Kasaija, Godfrey Mande, Dennis Anguyo, Sadi Atibu and Ugandaâ€™s only female professional Norah Mbabazi will compete in her category.
The Uganda Golf Union (UGU) sanctioned tournament is expected to attract 120 competitors from Kigali, Kampala, Kabale, Jinja, Entebbe, Mbarara, Tororo, Arua, Masindi and Lugazi.
The amateur event will have various prizes.
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