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Okullo, Mubiru top Flags Golf Tournament

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 30th October 2017 09:37 AM

All golfers turned out in Rwanda traditional wear as per the dress code of the evening

Okullo, Mubiru top Flags Golf Tournament

Rwanda ambassador to Uganda Frank Mugambagye (L) and RwandAir country manager Ada Magezi and ULGU captain Mary Ochieng pose with the winners of the flags golf tournament; Esther Okullo (2nd L) and Charles Mubiru (C) after the tournament at Kitante. Photo by Michael Nsubuga

All golfers turned out in Rwanda traditional wear as per the dress code of the evening

Esther Okullo and Charles Mubiru were the last golfers standing as the 6th edition of the ladies section organized flags tournament ended at Kitante on Saturday.

Okullo was ‘buried' 200 yards to hole-No.1 while Mubiru's tombstone was a further 20 yards ahead to top the one-day tournament, consequently winning themselves an air ticket to Rwanda on top of a trophy and golf bag each.

ongest drive winner endy ngudeyo  receives his prizes from  vicecaptain nne beja hoto by ichael subugaLongest drive winner Wendy Angudeyo (L) receives his prizes from ULGU vice-captain Anne Abeja. Photo by Michael Nsubuga

In the ladies Group A Harriet Kitaka took the top accolade having finished her allotted strokes 14 meters to the pin of hole-No.18 while runner up Monica Ntege was 22 meters away. Martha Babirye finished third 220 yards away from the 18th green.

Petra Nalwoga (1 foot to the green), Bridget Nakamoga (159 yards to pin 18) and Aggie Konde (175 yards to the 18th green) were the ‘survivors' in Group B while Tuan Qiu Xiang, Njeri Kinyoho and Soon Yeon Hong were the last to be ‘buried' in the ladies Group C.

wandirs agezi presents prizes to lady roup  winner arriet itaka hoto by ichael subugaRwandAir's Magezi presents prizes to lady Group A winner Harriet Kitaka. Photo by Michael Nsubuga

Geofrey Katoro (1 meter to pin 18), Sam Byagagaire (in hole no-18) and Peter Mungoma (1 foot to pin 18) were the last men standing in the Rwanda Air sponsored tournament that was presided over by Rwanda Ambassador to Uganda Frank Mugambagye and Rwanda Air Country Manager Ada Magezi.

The prize ceremony was colourful with all golfers turning out in Rwanda traditional wear as per the dress code of the evening as they enjoyed Kinyarwada traditional dances.

Results

Overall ladies: Esther Okullo 

Overall men: Charles Mubiru

Ladies Group A

Harriet Kitaka

Monica Ntege

Martha Babirye

Group B

Petra Nalwoga

Bridget Nakamoga

Aggie Konde

Group C

Tuan Qiu Xiang

Njeri Kinyoho

Soon Yeon Hong

Men Group A

Zephania Dube 

Godfrey Katoro

Collins Ajidra

Group B

Sam Byagagaire

Paul Nuwagaba

Gerald Owachi

Group C

Peter Mungoma

David Balaka

Wu Wei Ling

Guest players

Collins Bulafu

Edward Okech

Longest drives

Lady: Wendy Angudeyo

Men: Robert Ntege

Nearest to the pin

Sheila Kesiime

Kim Jeong

Best dressed

Lady: Candy Mpanga

Men: Fred Opolot

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