The golfing arena at Entebbe Golf Club was set for an unparalleled showcase on Saturday as NCBA bank took the helm as the lead sponsor of the seventh season of the Singleton Golf Open, the biggest amateur golf tournament in the region.
With an initial generous injection, NCBA bank contributed UGX60M into the challenge. Reaffirming its unwavering support for the growth of golf in the country and the region.
In harmony with their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiative, NCBA bank not only sponsored the Singleton Golf open but also embraced the broader golfing canvas, including the esteemed regional NCBA Golf Series.
According to Mark Muyobo, CEO of NCBA Bank Uganda , the bank believes in connecting communities through golf, which is why we continue to sponsor events like the Singleton Golf Challenge. As a bank, we want to take the sport of golf across East Africa,”
This commitment to the sport, manifested triumphantly as the NCBA sponsored players Peter Tumusiime and Peace Kabasweka won in the men and women’s category respectively at the NCBA Golf series in Sigona, Kenya.
At the end of a five month journey with vigorous competition, …. Emerged victorious.The 19th hole marked a splendid end to the evening, with players coming together to conclude the grand finale with joy and grandeur.
The event was also sponsored by Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL), Uganda Airlines, Cfao motors, Suzuki, Afrisafe and DSTV.
Final Results of the Singleton Golf Challenge
Stroke Play Results
Winner Group A: Shaban Ram, 37 points
Runner Up Group A:Mwehaire Robbins, 34 points
Winner Group B:Omeda Brian, 41 points
Runner Up Group B:Lino Anguzu, 39 C/B
Winner Group C:Bakwega Jonathan, 41 C/B
Runner Up Group C:Magero Stephen, 41 points
Winner Group D:Kalule Mathias, 32 points
Runner Up Group D:Barata Enock, 31 C/B
Winner Group A Ladies:Mbabazi Patricia, 39 points
Runner Up Group A Ladies:Nalwoga Rukia, 34 points
Winner Group B Ladies:Nice Janda, 35 points
Runner Up Group B Ladies: Hasifah Kalungi, 32 points
Senior Winner: Russell Knight, 34 points
Match Play Results
Winning Pair:Mucunguzi Richard & Kirarira Saidi
Runner Up Pair:Bogera Joseph & Kiddu Kenneth
Third Place Pair:Magona Peter & Serwano Walusimbi
Fourth Place Pair:Odur Micheal & Manyindo Brian
Longest Drive Men: Ochieng Jude
Longest Drive Ladies: Kalungi Hasifah
Nearest to the Pin Men: Odur Micheal
Nearest to the Pin Ladies: None