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Singleton challenge reaches final bend

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 15th May 2017 03:40 PM

The winning semi finalists will now fancy their chances of winning the ultimate prize

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Dan Kajungu (left) and Collins Nuwagira plot their next move at Entebbe Club on Saturday. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

The winning semi finalists will now fancy their chances of winning the ultimate prize

Singleton semis results

Collins Nuwagira/Dan Kajungu beat Elly Mukasa/Kiryowa Kiwanuka 3&2

John Muchiri/Isaac Mariera beat Jadu Patel/Anthony Agaba 4&2

Professionals

Denis Anguyo beat Vincent Byamukama 2UP

Fred Wanzala beat Phillip Kasozi 1up

Subsidiary category

Group A

Richard Baguma 71nett

Vincent Katutsi 72

Group B

Collins Ajidra 64nett

Graham Byagaba 69

Group C

Gen Gier Chuang 68c/b

Stanley Muhwezi 68

Ladies Group A

Eva Magala 72nett

Irene Nakalembe 74

Group B

Grace Njeri 73c/b

Rhoda Tumusiime 73

Longest drive:

Men: Anthony Agaba

Ladies: Aggie Konde

Collins Nuwagira and Dan Kajungu will take on John Muchiri and Isaac Mariera in the finals of the Singleton Golf Challenge after eliminating the most fancied pair of Elly Mukasa and Kiryowa Kiwanuka in the semi finals played at Entebbe Club on Saturday.

Nuwagira and Kajungu won with three holes with two holes to play with John Muchiri/Isaac Mariera eliminating Jadu Patel and Anthony Agaba in the second semi-final of the four-ball-better-ball match play championship that has been running since January.

The winning semi finalists will now fancy their chances of winning the ultimate prize which is a fully paid trip to the 146th British Open in Scotland in July.

The first of its kind, the Singleton challenge has been held in a series of tournaments with 124 players playing on a knock-out basis since January and advancing in every round.

In the sh12m professional’s category, it will be Kampala’s Denis Anguyo and Palm Valley’s Fred Wanzala in the final after they beat Vincent Byamukama and Phillip Kasozi, 2UP and 1up respectively.

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