Nakalembe wins sixth Entebbe Castle Lite Golf open in a row

GLADYS ZAWEDDE

The Uganda National Ladies Golf team captain Irene Nakalembe won the sixth Castle Lite Entebbe Ladies Open which climaxed on Saturday 7th March at the Lake Side Par 72 Entebbe golf club course.

Nakalembe scored a combined 147 total gross.

Mercy Nyanchama from Kenya came second with a combined 152 total gross.

Evah Magala and Peace Kabweseke were tied in the third position both scoring 156 gross apiece.

Favorite Martha Babirye was the fifth after scoring a combined 160 gross for the two days.

An excited Nakalembe gave credit to her personal sponsors CIC Insurance and the tournament sponsors Castle Lite. She says her target is now the Uganda Women Amatuers Golf Open Championship to take place in August in Kampala Uganda,

“It was a tough race but I feel so happy and excited for this championship. I thank God.”

“Special thanks goes to my sponsors CIC Insurance and Caslte Lite the tournament sponsors as I now focus on winning The Uganda Open.” She added.

The two day tournament had lady golfers from three East African countries Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

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