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Golfers raise sh13m towards cancer fight

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 2nd November 2016 08:03 PM

The one-day charity tournament used to raise money that is used for outreach advocacy programs and general education

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UWUCASO treasurer Joelia Walusimbi presents gifts to the winning team members Noah Wahibi and Mary Ochieng (R) after the tournament. Photo by Michael Nsubuga

The one-day charity tournament used to raise money that is used for outreach advocacy programs and general education

Golfers once again hit the course for charity over the weekend raising sh13m towards the fight against breast cancer.

The Uganda Women's Cancer Support Organisation (UWCASO) and Uganda Golf Club (UGC) organized one-day tournament attracted several corporate teams as well as individuals at Kitante.

NTV's team comprised of Desmond Kareba (37pts), Noah Wahibi (31), Mary Ochieng (31) and Andrew Muhwezi (30) won the event.

The New Vision's team of Ashiraf Bagalana (35pts), Ian Parker (32), Carol Namutebi (31) and Chris Nugent (20pts) were runners up in the one-day charity tournament used to raise money that is used for outreach advocacy programs and general education, producing brochures and flyers about breast cancer.

UWUCASO treasurer Joelia Walusimbi presented gifts to the winning teams. 

Winning team – NTV 99pts

Desmond Kareba 37pts

Noah Wahibi 31

Mary Ochieng 31

Andrew Muhwezi 30

Runners up – New Vision

Ashiraf Bagalana 35pts

Ian Parker 32

Carol Namutebi 31

Chris Nugent 20

Individual winners

Men: Park Jong Dae 34 pts

Ladies: Li Jung Kim 38pts

Longest drive

Men: Emmanuel Wamala

Ladies: Harriet Mbiro

Nearest to the pin

Men: Tony Glencross

Ladies: Mary Zaramba

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