The table has turned on day two of the Tusker Malt Uganda Amateur Open Golf championship as Baguma Richard took the lead ahead of Ronald Otile who now sits in 4th position below Baguma Daniel and Asaba Dennis.
Baguma Richard returned a score of 73 to take the lead on day two. Baguma Daniel registered a score of 74 whereas Asaba Dennis had a score of 76 and 79 for Ronald Otile.
As it stands, Baguma Richard leads with a gross of 147, followed by Baguma Daniel with 149, Asaba Dennis with 150 and Ronald Otile with 151.
The leading four will be play alongside each other on day three of the Tusker Malt Uganda Open in the first pressure group. The second pressure group will include; Rwanda’s Nsabimana Alloys, Uganda’s Mahmood Ismail, Mawejje Joseph and Mutebi Herman Deco.
Despite the having had a good start on day two, Otile the defending champion, faulted along the way and now faces an upward task of trying to regain the lead on day three.
Speaking before the tee off, Grace Namutebi, the Uganda Breweries Limited Brand Manager for Premium beers said; “The amateur category is considered as the main event of the Tusker Malt Uganda Open. The players are putting up a good game and there is plenty more to come.”
The final day of the Tusker Malt Uganda Amateur Open Golf championship will be on Saturday and the best players will be crowned this year’s champions at a dinner at the Uganda Golf Club.
Tusker Malt Lager injected over Shs 500 million into this year’s tournament as assurance to show its support for the development of the game golf in Uganda. There has been an increase in the cash sponsorship from Shs 230 million to Shs 250 million.
Tusker Malt Lager embodies the spirit of the game of golf. Tusker Malt lager is slow brewed with an ingredient base of 100% malt giving it that unmistakably rich, smooth premium taste that is widely recognized and that consumers have grown to love.