Frank Ngabo Wins MTN Monthly Golf Challenge

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The versatile Golfer Frank Ngabo has emerged the overall winner in the MTN sponsored January 2014 MTN Monthly Golf Challenge with a clear 70 gross closely followed by Gerald Kabuye who garnered 73 gross.

Playing in the Ladies Group, Dr. Kate Kabenge took the Group prize as the Lady Captain, Agie Konde, followed in second place. In Men’s Group A, Bashiri Asasira took the cup as Patrick Hunt emerged the runner-up.

In Men’s Group B, Justin Mwanguhya emerged winner followed by Sam Okello Ocero while in Men’s Group C, Dr. Sam Zaramba playing of a six handicap took the lead with 68 Net, followed in second place by Anthony Okullo.

This was the first edition of the year for the MTN Monthly Golf Challenge at Kampala Golf Club and was very successful. The MTN Monthly Golf Challenge attracts many corporates who regularly plays in the Club competition.

Speaking in an exclusive interview before the tee off, Ernst Fonternel, MTN’s Chief Marketing officer, noted that the MTN Monthly Golf Challenge is an excellent platform for MTN to interact with the golfing community and golf enthusiasts outside the formal office environment. He added that support for sports, and in particular golf, continues to be a focus area for MTN Uganda.

“For the last 5 years MTN Uganda has continued to commit significant resources to the MTN Monthly Golf Challenge at Kampala Golf Club which runs throughout the annual golf calendar. We look forward to another exciting golfing season in 2014.” concluded Fonternel.

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