Mpanga, Ekudu smile to August Golf Mug victory

August 2017 Golf Mug

Overall winner:

  • Men: Paul Ekudu – 69 Nett
  • Women: Candy Mpanga – 68 Nett
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Golfers celebrate after a successful putt during the Johnnie Walker August mug at Uganda Golf Club in Kampala

Golfers Candy Mpanga and Paul Ekudu returned the best overall scores at the August Johnnie Walker monthly golf mug at the Uganda Golf Club in Kampala.

Mpanga scored the best overall mark (68 nett) to win the ladies category as Ekudu returned 69 nett.

“I am glad to be on the podium as the best. It was a good round of golf. I also congratulate my fellow golfers,” Mpanga spoke after being announced.

The day long tourney that drew a big gathering witnessed a number of golfers perform well in their respective groups.

Group A men was topped by A.Kananathan with 74 nett, one stroke better of John Basabose.

Ram Shaban took Group B, posting 72 nett to win on count back over Sam Oneck.

In Group C, Garvin Onaba (71 nett) was one stroke ahead of runners up George Egadu.

Herbert Nsanze (73 Nett) excelled in Group D, coming 4 strokes in front of Mugyeni Akuba.

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UBL’s Annette Nakiyaga (right) awards one of the female winners on the day

Ladies

Women golfers were also not left out of the box at the day long tourney.

Tried and test golfer Eva Magala won Group A with 70 nett, coming ahead of Bridget Nakamoga who scored 72 Nett.

Kenyan golfer Njeri Kinyoho returned to the 18th hole with 71 Nett as Annet Kiconco finished with78 Nett.

Yao Evelen won the guest category with 63 Net. Yuan Wang and Patrick Kaguru finished first and second runners up with 67 and 70 Nett respectively.

Connie Mukuru topped the first 9 holes and Patel Jadel won the back 9 holes.

City lawyer Kiryowa ‘K.K’ Kiwanuka putts the ball to the pin during the August monthly mug

Golfers associated (networked) and interacted after the successful round with merry making at the famous 19th hole experience.

All the excelling golfers were rewarded with mugs, trophies and different prizes.

The next monthly mug will be held at the end of September.

Other performers

Men

Group A

  • Winner: A Kananathan – 74 Nett
  • Runners up: John Basabose – 75 Nett

Group B

  • Winner: Ram Shaban – 72 Nett (Count back)
  • Runners up: Sam Oneck – 72 Nett

Group C

  • Winner: Garvin Onaba – 71 Nett
  • Runners up: George Egadu – 72 Nett (Count back)

Group D

  • Winner: Herbert Nsanze – 73 Nett
  • Runners up: Mugyeni Akuba – 77 Nett

Ladies

Group A

  • Winner: Eva Magala – 70 Nett
  • Runners up:  Bridget Nakamoga – 72 Nett

Group B

  • Winner: Njeri Kinyoho – 71 Nett
  • Runners up: Annet Kiconco – 78 Nett

Guests

  • Winner: Yao Evelen – 63 Nett
  • 1st Runners up: Yuan Wang – 67 Nett
  • 2nd Runners up: Patrick Kaguru – 70 Nett

Other winners

  • Winner Front Course: Connie Mukuru -33.5
  • Winner Back Course: Patel Jadel – 33.0