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Ugandans make a mark in NCBA Bank series in Nairobi


Peace Kabasweka and Peter Tumusiime holding the Ugandan Flag at the Sigona Golf Club in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya| THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s Peter Tumusiime carded 76 to win the men’s gross title at the NCBA Golf Series finale December 1, 2023, at the Sigona Golf Club in Kenya.

Peace Kabasweka won the Ladies Longest Drive and was one of two Ugandans sponsored by NCBA Bank for the event.

The overall winners was Kenyans Phillip Shiharsy (75 gross), while  Louisa Gitau (84 gross) was crowned championsin the women’s category. Up to 3,500 golfers competed in the regional tournament at the start, narrowing down to 108 finalists.

The series, which commenced in March 2023 at the Kenya Railway Golf Club, witnessed golfers from the Amateur series vie for supremacy in an exhilarating journey across courses in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

According to Mark Muyobo, the CEO of NCBA Bank,  the 2023 The Grand Finale at Sigona Golf Club stands as a testament to NCBA’s dedication to promoting sportsmanship, skill development, and the overall growth of golf in the region.

“The regional competition has truly elevated the profile of golf within NCBA Bank, showcasing the bank’s commitment to fostering excellence and camaraderie in the sport,” says Muyobo.

As NCBA continues to invest in golf, the series have not only provided a platform for spirited competition but has also strengthened the bonds within the golfing community.

 

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