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It still remains a close and stiff competition between the two pressure groups in the gross category as the 77th Castle Lite Uganda Amateurs Golf Championship officially comes down  on Saturday, 22 September 2018. at the lake side par 71 Entebbe Golf Club

The main pressure group has Entebbe club-based player Herman Deco Mutebi, two-time Uganda Open winner Ronald Otile (won in 2015 and 2016) as well as Kenya’s John Karichu, leader on day two with a three under gross score of 68.

“The open is in my hands. I have the lead and will maintain it. I do not feel any pressure because I have played in such pressure groups for the past four years” Otile said

Kenya’s Edwin Mudanyi, the day one leader with a gross score of 66 tees off at 1:14 PM with Toro club’s duo of Joseph Cwinyaai and Daniel Baguma in the second pressure group

Day three top performer Joel Basalaine, a member of Mehta Golf Club in Lugazi (scored four under 67 on round three) is nine strokes off the pace.

Basalaine will tee off alongside Kenya’s youngster Muthahi Kibugu in a two-group battle.

Samuel Kato, Anthony Macharia and Edrine Okong tee off at 12:58 PM

Day three top performer Joel Basalaine, a member of Mehta Golf Club in Lugazi (scored four under par 67 on round three) is nine strokes off the pace.

Basalaine will tee off alongside Kenya’s youngster Muthahi Kibugu in a two group battle.

Samuel Kato, Anthony Macharia and Edrine Okong tee off at 12:58 PM

Tanzania’s top amateur golfer Victor Joseph Mweene will face Kenya’s Mike Kisia and Uganda’s Dennis Dragon Asaba teeing off at 12:50 PM.

Other groups have Becca Mwanja, Bernard Ogwengo and Ashraf Bagalana at 12:42 PM whilst Robinson Owiti, Rodell Gaita and Bulhan Matovu tee off at 12:34 PM.

          

Leader board                   Rd 1            Rd 2          Rd3             TOTAL
Ronald   Otile                   67                 73               71                   211
John Karichu                    70                68              76                   214
Herman Mutebi                71                71                73                  215
T4 Edwin Mudanyi          66                76               76                   218
Joseph Cwinyaai               71                77               70                    218
Joel Basalaine                    75               78               67                    220
Mutahi Kibugu                 70                75               76                     221

Castle Lite, are the flag ship sponsor other co-sponsors are Barclays Bank, Britam Insurance, CBA Africa, Kwese Sports, Ernest and Young, Minet, Gems Cambridge Int School, Nation Media Group, Kwese Sports, Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa and Time Cop.

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