- Event: 2019 Singleton Match Play Golf Challenge (Round 3)
- Date: Saturday, 13th April
- Venue: Entebbe Golf Club
- Early Tee off: 7 AM
- Format of play: Match play
The third round of the Singleton Golf Championship will take centre stage at the par 71 lakeside Entebbe Club this Saturday.
During this round (quarterfinals), there are 16 golfers (8 pairs) who remain in contention for the main prize.
The interesting development going to the Saturday event is that all the lady female pairings are still contention for the coveted prize – fully paid for tickets to the 2019 Desert Classic Series in Dubai.
Last season’s defending pairing of Peace Kabasweka and Shiela Kensime lead the bandwagon of ladies vying for top honours.
Kesime and Kabasweka overcame Barnabas Bakamuntumaho and Robert Sabiiti by 5-up with four holes to spare during last month’s action.
Wendy Angudeyo and Darren Mwesigye, conquerors of Richard Mwami and Tony Kisadha with 1-up face a stern test of character when they take on Elly Mukasa and city lawyer cum Express Football Club chairperson Kiryowa Kiwanuka.
Ironically, at round three, we shall see an all ladies affair when Gloria Mbaguta and Evelyn Assimwe lock horns with the long hitting tender golfer Martha Babirye alongside Maureen Okura.
The ladies clash at the third round is a positive in a way that it guarantees yet another lady pairing at round four.
The other positive is the only standing mixed pairing of Collins Odere and Caroline Namutebi up against Businge with Lutwama.
Like during the pre-tournament qualifiers and the rest of the rounds, the golfers will still fight for a brand new Pajero sport for the selected par three holes.
Besides the main pairings, the rest of the other golfers (those who were eliminated earlier and the guests) will play under yet another competitive pool for the subsidiary catergory.
After a hard day out on the course, the official prize giving ceremony for the top performers like the norm has been this year will be conducted besides the 18th green.
Thereafter, the golfers and guests will be treated to a dinner and merry making at the famous 19th hole whose theme night will be the traditional African wear.
Also in the mix, the professionals will be in action for their second round. Sixteen pro golfers will be battling for the 8 available slots at the next level.
Entebbe based duo Herman ‘Deco’ Mutebi and Vincent ‘Araali’ Byamukama will square off in one of the contests.
Deo Akope will face Robert Happy, Adolf Muhumuza will battle against Abraham Ainamani.
Young pro, David
Fast rising music icon King Saha will entertain the guests and golfers.
Round 3 Pairings (Quarterfinals):
- Patterson & Salani Vs Ibra Bagalana & Raymond Mwesigye
- Isaac Mariera & John Muchiri Vs Andrew Atuhaire & Geofrey Orach
- Peace Kabasweka & Sheila Kensime Vs Samuel Kato & Charles Odere
- Suubi Kiwanuka & Mwanda Vs Joseph Bogera & Charles Hamya
- Silver Rugambwa &Ashraf Bagalana Vs Dan Kajungu & Collins Nuwagira
- Gloria Mbaguta & Evelyne Assimwe Vs Maureen Okura & Martha Babirye
- Wendy Angudeyo & Dorren Mwesigye Vs Kiroywa Kiwanuka & Elly Mukasa
- Caroline Namutebi & Collins Odere Vs Busingye & Lutwama