Uganda will have to wait up to November to make their East Africa Golf Challenge title defense.The tournament that was originally due on August 25-29 has now been moved to November 17-21 at Kigali Golf Club.
By Michael Nsubuga
Uganda will have to wait up to November to make their East Africa Golf Challenge title defense.
The tournament that was originally due on August 25-29 has now been moved to November 17-21 at Kigali Golf Club.
According to a press release by Rwandan Golf Union president Andrew Nkwandi, competing teams will arrive in Kigali on November 17 before teams' registration and accreditation the same day.
As teams take on the course for the official practice round, there will be a manager's and the East African Golf Federation meeting the following day before the official flag raising ceremony, team photo sessions and dinner to officially welcome them.
The competition will then begin on November 19 with a singles round, before the foursomes and four-balls round on November 20.
The annual match play tournament will then conclude with another singles round on Saturday November 21 before the longest drive competition which will precede the closing awards ceremony.
Last year, Uganda (18.5pts) edged Kenya by a point to win the 16th edition of the competition at Entebbe Club.
This year's hosts Rwanda, finished third with Tanzania, Ethiopia and Rwanda finishing fourth, fifth and sixth respectively.
East Africa Golf Challenge for November