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Kamulindwa Secures Victory at Akope Challenge- Golf competition

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  • For Akope, chairman of the Uganda Professional Golfers Association, the event was a meaningful step in promoting grassroots golf, reflecting on his humble beginnings learning the game with a cassava stick.
  • David Kamulindwa emerged victorious at the inaugural Deo Akope Challenge held at the Entebbe Golf Club, showcasing his calm and composed demeanor on a rain-soaked Saturday.

David Kamulindwa emerged victorious at the inaugural Deo Akope Challenge held at the Entebbe Golf Club, showcasing his calm and composed demeanor on a rain-soaked Saturday.

Despite a strong field of competitors, Kamulindwa’s level-par round of 213 secured him a three-stroke victory over Marvin Kibirige.

Both players had identical scores after the first two rounds, but Kamulindwa’s one-under 70 in the final round proved decisive. Ronald Otile claimed the third position with a total score of 217, closely followed by Saidi Mawa and Rodell Gaita Tadeo.

For Akope, chairman of the Uganda Professional Golfers Association, the event was a meaningful step in promoting grassroots golf, reflecting on his humble beginnings learning the game with a cassava stick.

Despite heavy morning rains, 211 golfers participated in the event, with Mark Rubatsimbira emerging as the Subsidiary category winner.

In the men’s category, Alexander Matsiko, Philip Okanya, and Michael Musiime Koima secured victories in Groups A, B, and C, respectively.

Rita Apell and Evelyn Atukunda excelled in the Ladies category, showcasing the diverse talent on display at the tournament.

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