Eight is the number as The Singleton Challenge golf tournament enters its fourth and penultimate round at the Entebbe Club this Saturday, April 8. Eight pairs remain in the amateurs’ category, while the pros group has eight individual golfers competing.
The eight pros left include Fred Wanzala, Abbey Bagalana, Vincent Byamukama, Denis Anguyo, Phillip Kasozi, Herman Mutawe, Dickson Lagoro and Deo Akope.
In the amateurs category, the eight pairs left are Ray Kahiigi and Ibra Bagalana; Elly Mukasa and Kiryowa Kiwanuka; Dan Kajungu and Collins Nuwagira; Allan Muhereza and Moses Mastiko; Moses Ssebugwawo and Emmanuel Mugabi; Isaac Mariera and John Muchiri; Jadu Patel and Anthony Agaba; as well as Enock Nuwagaba and Paul Nsereko.
The winners this weekend will earn a place in the final round due in May, where the triumphant pair stands to take home the big prize of a once-in-a-lifetime all-expenses paid trip to watch The Open at the Royal Birkdale in Southport, England.
Saturday’s action will be crowned with a 19th hole African themed experience, courtesy of The Singleton.
“The Singleton Challenge has been an amazing journey. It has provided lots of great memories, and as we get closer to its end, as UBL, we feel humbled by the love and support we have experienced at the Entebbe Club,” said Ms Annet Nakiyaga, Brand Manager, Diageo Scotch. “We hope this tourney is the start of more partnerships with the club in the near future.”
The Singleton Challenge takes a four ball better ball mode of play and will tee off at 7am and run up to 2:30pm. There will also be prizes for others not participating in the match play event, that is men’s groups, A, B, C, as well as women’s groups A and B. The green fees stand at Shs30, 000.
The Singleton Challenge teed off in January and will run for five months, with its climax set for May this year. Individuals can register by calling Lagoro Dickson on 0776595934.