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Tooro Club battles Mehta in first inter-club championships

By Michael Nsubuga

Added 4th January 2018 04:30 PM

Most youngsters who are going to feature for the two sides are national team players

Tooro Club battles Mehta in first inter-club championships

Adolf Muhumuza will fight it out for Tooro Club. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

Most youngsters who are going to feature for the two sides are national team players

An inter club championship between Tooro Golf Club and Mehta Golf Club sets in motion this year's golf competitions at Tooro Club starting January 5 to 6.

Picking from last year's Entebbe versus Uganda Golf Club's two-legged match play championship that the later won, the event could signal the return of similar competitions between clubs, a development that should create competition and improve the golfers.

Most youngsters who are going to feature for the two sides are national team players, which should make for an interesting duel as they try to outdo each other ahead of the national team qualifiers later on.

The format of play (match-play) is also a good dress rehearsal for some of the new players on either side that will be competing under it for the first time.

In form player and Uganda Open champion Ronald Rugumayo, who is fresh from winning the year ender Chairman's putter competition at Toro Club, leads the western region side who also boast of South Africa based national team players Ronald Otile and Daniel Baguma who are on holiday.

The rest of the team include Adolf Muhumuza, Richard Baguma, Richard Kamulindwa, David Asaba, Dennis Jakisa, Michael Alunga, Joseph Cwinyai, Stephen Kasaija, George Kituku, Isiah Mwesige, Andrew Mugume, Abdul Kakeeto, Michael Businge, Ronald Okot and Ponsiano Kalema.

Mehta Golf Club has the likes of national team players; Edrine Okong and Joel Basalaine as well as upcoming golfers Godfrey Nsubuga, Canary Kabise, Clovis Kasangaki and Nickson Ambovi.

The rest are Walter Debbo, Emma Adribo, Joshua Ssenabulya, Reagan Akena, Adam Mohammed, Rogers Eyoyo, James Kato, Samuel Bogere, Abdullah Budda, Ibrahim Aliga and Joseph Kanolera.

The match-play championship tees off with the two-balls better score competition before the foursomes in the afternoon today ahead of the singles round on Saturday.

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