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Magala wins inaugural Chip and Putt monthly mug golf contest

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 28th August 2017 05:30 PM

It was a perfect spice to her day’s performance having won the ladies Group A earlier.

Magala wins inaugural Chip and Putt monthly mug golf contest

Lady Monthly Mug winner Candy Mpanga (left) receives her mug from UBL Managing Director Mark Ongom (right) after the August competition. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

It was a perfect spice to her day’s performance having won the ladies Group A earlier.

Phillip Ssebaale and Eva Magala were winner and runner up of the inaugural Chip and Putt floodlight competition that will spice up the Johnnie Walker Uganda Golf Club monthly mug competitions.

The two beat over 15 enthusiastic golfers who registered for the competition held on the 18th green after the August competition. For Magala it was a perfect spice to her day's performance having won the ladies Group A earlier.

But Paul Ekudu and Candy Mpanga were the overall winners of the mug contest after carding 69 and 68 nett respectively to top the competition that attracted close to 100 golfers.

Apart from Bridget Nakamoga, who once again returned to the podium in the ladies Group A, there were new winners spread over in both the men and ladies categories.

In the men Group A, Ashavin Kananathan and John Basabose were the best performers on the day with 74 and 75nett respectively with Shaban Ram and Sam Onek also propelling themselves to the top in Group B.

Garvin Onaba and George Egadu in Group C as well Herbert Nsanze and Akura Mugyenyi in Group D, also picked mugs just Jeri Kinyoho and Annette Kiconco in the ladies Group B.

Results

Overall winners

Paul Ekudu 69nett

Candy Mpanga 68

Group A

A. Kananathan 74

J. Basabose 75

Group B

Shaban Ram 72c/b

Sam Onek 72

Group C

Garvin Onaba 71

George Egadu 72

Group D

Herbert Nsanze 73

Akura Mugyenyi 77

Ladies Group A

Eva Magala 70

Bridget Nakamoga 72

Group B

Njeri Kinyoho 71

Annette Kiconco 78

Guest winners

Evelyn Yao 63

Wang Yuan 67

Patrick Kaguru 70

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