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Byamukama wins Chairman Cup

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 12th September 2016 05:46 PM

Byamukama was two strokes better than Denis Anguyo and Silver Opio who tied second with 74 gross.

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Vincent Byamukama receives the pro's purse from Latimer Mukasa after the Chairman's cup at Entebbe Club. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

Byamukama was two strokes better than Denis Anguyo and Silver Opio who tied second with 74 gross.

Pros winner: Vincent Byamukama 72 gross
Overall winner men: Shou-ta Huang 37pts
Overall winner women: Irene Nakalembe 33pts
Group A men
1-Kitengo Mutesasira 36pts
2-Ronald Mugisha 33pts
3-Denis Kabalira 32
Group B
1-Josef Salani 35pts
2- Godfrey Nkambwe 34 c/b
3-Marvin Kagoro 34
Group C
1-Patrick Billy 33pts
2-Robert Ssempebwa 32
3-James Nderitu 32
Seniors winner:
George Egadu 20pts
Ladies Group A
Maxi Byenkya 31pts
Gloria Mbaguta 30
Group B
Nancy Mugo 33pts
Pamela Tumusiime 29

Professional golfer Vincent Byamukama claimed the biggest share of sh5m prize money after returning one-over par 72 to win the Marsh Chairman's cup golf tournament at Entebbe Club on Saturday.

 The different winners pose with their trophies after the Chairman's cup at Entebbe Club. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

Byamukama was two strokes better than Denis Anguyo and Silver Opio who tied second with 74 gross. Godfrey Mande finished third on 75 while Ronnie Bukenya and defending champion Fred Wanzala were joint fourth with 76 gross each.

Lawrence Muhenda, Herman Mutaawe and Opio Onito al had a share of the cash in the sh 70m Marsh Insurance sponsored one-day event.

The amateurs field was led by Shou-ta Huang who returned 37 points to emerge overall men's winner while Irene Nakalembe's 33 pts won her the ladies top prize, in the stableford format of play tournament that had golfers use four clubs each, only.

Kitengo Mutesasira (36pts), Josef Salani (35pts), and Patrick Billy (33pts) were the top performers in the men's Groups; A-C, while Maxi Byenkya and Nancy Mugo took the ladies' accolades. The tournament attracted 204 players.

In the indoor games that were played alongside golf, Stanley Mukasa beat Fred Kasumba to the top Darts trophy while Deo Akope  beat Edwin Tumusiime in the Snooker competition, with Peter Ssendawula finishing top in tennis ahead of Rachael Nangozi.

Marsh managing director Latimer Mukasa presided over the prize ceremony promising more of the same next year.

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