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Akope claims 2nd place in Burundi

By Vision Reporter

Added 5th June 2011 03:00 AM

VICTORY on the international scene this season continued to elude Uganda professional golfer player Deo Akope as he settled for second position in the Burundi Open in Bujumbura over the weekend, reports Douglas Mazune.

VICTORY on the international scene this season continued to elude Uganda professional golfer player Deo Akope as he settled for second position in the Burundi Open in Bujumbura over the weekend, reports Douglas Mazune.

Burundi golf Open
D. Indiza 69 75 71 69 284
D. Akope 71 72 76 73 292
R. Ainley 71 78 69 74 292
Chitengwa 72 68 77 76 293
S. Muthugia 75 77 69 73 294


VICTORY on the international scene this season continued to elude Uganda professional golfer player Deo Akope as he settled for second position in the Burundi Open in Bujumbura over the weekend, reports Douglas Mazune.

Akope, the only Ugandan who has consistently given Kenyans a run for their money in the professional ranks, scored a four-day aggregate of 292 for a share of second place with Kenyan Richard Ainley. They were eight strokes behind winner Dismas Indiza, who claimed the $1500 (sh3.6m) top cash prize, in the event that attracted 30 professionals from eastern Africa.

Dar es Salaam based Zimbabwean Farray Chitengwa who led on day two, finished fourth.

Akope claims 2nd place in Burundi

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