Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Seniors Golf Association (USGA) has been handed a sh15 million boost by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority ahead of the Seniors Open set for December 2-3.
“Our partnership with CAA has been on for many years and we are glad that it coincides with their Aviation Week, celebrated annually between 1-7 of December, ” said Charles Katarikawe, Chairman of USGA Tuesday at host venue UGC, Kitante in Kampala.
“CAA is our major sponsor for this tournament, having increased their package from sh8m to 15m, and we are happy we are now able to revert to two-days of play as originally conceived,” he added.
It is the last golf tournament in the year 2023 for the seniors who have organized other tournaments in the other regions of Uganda, North, East and Central. They will visit Western region in March.
“We at UCAA take this tournament seriously since many golfers are our clients and are frequent flyers,” Vianney Luggya the Public Affairs manager at UCAA said.
“This event consides with with Aviation week. We usually have various activities to celebrate this week with a stakeholders breakfast and the annual Cyril Rwabushenyi Memorial Chess tournament.”
The mode of play is Medal, and their will be various prizes, including Seniors platinum 80+years; Gold 70-79; Silver 65-69; Bronze 55-64; Seniors Ladies
The tournament co sponsors are Crown Beverages – Pepsi and Aquafina, Uganda Safari Trackers, Fairway Hotel and Nation Media Group.
Adopted from: The Independent November 29, 2023