Karichu is no stranger to the Entebbe course having played there for Kenya in the East African Challenge.
Kenya’s Edwin Mudanye and Uganda’s Ronald Otile lit up day-one after returning five and four-under-par 66 and 67 respectively.
Olomi produced the best score (74) in the second round.
The Kampala based-ladies national team golfer is one stroke ahead of tournament favourite Irene Nakalembe.
After her practice round 75 gross, Eaton who is gunning for her fourth Uganda Ladies Open title said she was here to win the championship.
Leading Uganda’s charge is Irene Nakalembe.
Playing off handicap 2, Nakalembe’s 76 nett was the best of the lot in the ladies Group A where Basiima (handicap 14) scored 77.
Kakeeto, 15, who plays off handicap 6, narrowly missed qualifying for the national team.
Kato is one of eight golfers under probation from the Uganda Professionals Golf Association.
Nakalembe has had a fairly good season
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