President Museveni Rewards Victorious Zone VI Golf Winning Team

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The Ugandan team on April 19th won the 2015 Africa Zone VI Golf Championship which climaxed at the Par-72 Uganda Golf, Kitante Course. Twenty members of the team including coaches received the reward during a ceremony at Nakasero State Lodge.

The President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Monday afternoon rewarded the national golf team with 60 million Shillings.

The Ugandan team on April 19th won the 2015 Africa Zone VI Golf Championship which climaxed at the Par-72 Uganda Golf, Kitante Course. Twenty members of the team including coaches received the reward during a ceremony at Nakasero State Lodge.

Uganda which hosted the event  had never won the trophy since the event started 21 years ago. Skippered by Adolf Muhumuza Uganda won with18.5 points, while South Africa who have the 19 titles before came second on 17.5 points.

The other teams that took part in the Championship included; Kenya, Zimbabawe, Zambia, Swaziland,  Botswana, Malawi and Namibia. 

Ugandan players included Adolf Muhumuza (Captain), Henry Lujja, Ronald Otile, Ronald Bukenya, Gideon Kagyenzi, Robert Oluba, Lawrence Muhenda, Martin Ochaya, Happy Robert, Ronald Rugumayo

Kiryowa Kiwanuka, Chairman of the Uganda Golf Union (UGU) thanked the President for the gesture.