The 2022 Venus Golf Open will lure golfers from the different clubs in the country as Tooro (home club), Kilembe Mines (Kasese), Kabale, Mbarara, Uganda Golf Club – Kampala, Jinja, Entebbe, Namulonge, Mehta (Lugazi), Kinyara (Masindi), Mbale, Arua, Lira and elsewhere.

Amon Bwambale won the 2021 Venus Golf Open at Tooro Golf Club. This was his first career “major”

Venus Golf Open 2022: Saturday, 26th February

At Tooro Golf Club, Fort Portal

  • Mode of Play: Medal
  • Green Fees: 50,000/=
  • Caddie Fees: 20,000/=

Fort Portal city is famously known as one of the leading tourism destinations in Uganda.

Tourism alike, the sporting sphere for this city has not been left out of the box.

Football booms with the home club, Tooro United plying in the Uganda Premier League.

Athletics, Basketball, and Netball are also famous in schools.

Golf at Tooro Golf Club is the other sport that has lured the elites as well as the odd cluster in society.

Tooro Golf Club is popular for its great programs of teaching golf basics to youngsters through the AFRIYEA Golf Academy and as such given drastic rise to great upcoming golfers.

Annual championships as the Mayombo Memorial and Venus Open have remained part and parcel of the golfing calendar at the club.

On Saturday, 26th February 2022, all roads will lead to the Tooro Golf Club for the Venus Open tourney.

Joseph Cwinyaai putts. The reigning Uganda Open champion has also previously won the Venus Golf Open

This championship will be played on the medal format with green and caddie fees set at 50,000/= and 20,000/= respectively.

A big number of prizes await the top performers in this day-long championship with the overall gross (handicap 0-5) per gender rewarded.

Other prizes set will be for the Group A golfers (Handicap 6 to 12), Group B (13-18) and Group C (19-28), women (Groups A and B) as well as the seniors (55-65 year-olds).

Side bets

There are prizes for the nearest to the pin and the longest drive contests (men and women).

Golfers from the different clubs in the country as Tooro (home club), Kilembe Mines (Kasese), Kabale, Mbarara, Uganda Golf Club – Kampala, Jinja, Entebbe, Namulonge, Mehta (Lugazi), Kinyara (Masindi), Mbale, Arua, Lira and elsewhere are expected to take part.

Last year, scratch golfer Amon Bwambale won the 2021 Venus Golf Open championship with a 5-under par 65, two strokes better than James Koto.

This championship is funded by Venus Tea Brokers.

by DAVID ISABIRYE FEBRUARY 22, 2022