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Wet weather affects Uganda Golf pro Open round I

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Uganda Golf pro open got on the way with amid early morning rainfall which forced a 4 hours delay.

The tee off was scheduled at 7am sharp on 25th October at Uganda Golf Course Kitante.

That couldn’t move on plans with down pours causing some to stop before Hole number 18 and they will finish  the remaining holes tomorrow before second round tee off.

With not a favorable weather Uganda Pro Ronald Rugumayo finished his opening round on 5 under par with perfect shorts though he faced headache on putting to end up with 67 gross on a 72 par course.

Rugumayo appeared disappointed with his gross “We the Course has been in bad condition but I have faced the worsed ones and I am Used to it, it is just the Course robbed me, hitting 18 times and only manage to convert 5 putters I am not pleased, I can do more than that”

With Some players including Legendary Kenyan Dismas Indiza forced to stop before reaching the 18th Hole. Celestine Nsanzuwera of Rwanda and Uganda’s David Kumulindwa slept in second place 69 gross an under 3 par while David Kasoma who stopped on 15th hole is also tied on Under 3 par.

With an Iconic Putting CJ Wangai finished his game on 2 under par score.

Uganda Amateur 2023 champion Godfrey Nsubuga scored 1 under par after 18 holes  leveling Dismas  Indiza  who still has 3 holes to finish early in morning just before second round which will end in a cut off.

The open has attracted 108 players from Countries of them 98 are professionals and 10 topped Amateur open.

Day one top 10

1 RONALD RUGUMAYO

F              67           -5

T2 CELESTIN NSANZUWERA

F              69           -3

T2 DAVID KAMULINDWA

F              69           -3

T2 PAULINO KASOMA

15           58           -3

T5 CJ WANGAI

F              70           -2

T5 AARON SIMFUKWE

F              70           -2

T5 ADOLF MUHUMUZA

F              70           -2

T5 NJOROGE KIBUGU

F              70           -2

T5 JEFF KUBWA

15           58           -2

T10 GODFREY NSUBUGA (AM)

F              71           -1

T10 SAMUEL CHEGE

F              71           -1

T10 LIBERTY GUMISA

15           60           -1

T10 DISMAS INDIZA

15           60           -1

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