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Jonnie Walker Uganda Golf Pro Open: Rugumayo Maintains Summit As More Six In Contention To Win The Title

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he Johnnie Walker Uganda Golf Pro Open Championship is set to climax on Saturday 28th October 2023.

While entering the final round of the enticing tournament, Ronald Rugumayo remained in the lead with 1 stroke after round 3.

Uganda’s Rugumayo is ahead of Kenya’s NJOROGE Kibuggu who jumped from 4th position to second place after today’s action.

With the lead getting trimmed par round Rugumayo is still optimistic over wining this year’s Open to end a 9 years wait for the next Ugandan to win after Deo Akope last won it in 2014.

“I am happy that am still leading, towards 3rd round my target was to extend the lead but it didn’t come but I feel that I can make it, Just I have to improve my putting.
Tomorrow I will play way avoid making mistakes I will stay calm” he stated.

An Under 5 (67) on day one, Under 3 (69) on day 2 and Under 1 (71) on day 3 kept Rugumayo straight away from day one.
He is by a total gross of 207 a 9 under.

Second placed NJOROGE played an Under 3 par getting a total of 8 under (208) to lipfrog Rwandese Celestine Nsanzuwera dropped to third leveling with David KAMULINDWA who downgraded to 4th on 7 under (209).

In 5th position PAULINO KASOMA and Legendary Kenyan player Dismass Indiza are tied up on 6 Under with their total gross counting 210.

Leaders after 3rd Round.
1 RONALD RUGUMAYO
F 207 -9
2 NJOROGE KIBUGU
F 208 -8
T3 CELESTIN NSANZUWERA
F 209 -7
T3 DAVID KAMULINDWA
F 209 -7
T5 PAULINO KASOMA
F 210 -6
T5 DISMAS INDIZA
F 210 -6
Previous winners
2006 – Deo Akope (Uganda)
2007 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya)
2008 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya)
2009 – Richard Ainley (Kenya)
2010 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya)
2011 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya)
2012 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya)
2013 – Vicent Byamukama (Uganda)
2014 – Deo Akope (Uganda)
2015 – Madalisto Muthiya (Zambia)
2016 – Joshua Seale (South Africa)
2017 – Stephen Ferriera (Portugal)
2018 – Dismas Indiza (Kenya)
2019 – Madalisto Muthiya (Zambia)
2020 – Robson Chinhoi (Zimbabwe)
2021– Jastas Madoya (Kenya)
2022– Robson Chinhai (Zambia)

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