Mcharo dictates terms at Uhuru Golf

SEIF Mcharo shot an impressive three-under par 59 to claim the Uhuru Golf Competition’s overall title by a shot.

The first ever golf tournament to be organised by Kilombero Country and Golf Club of Morogoro brought together over 30 golfers from clubs across the country who locked horns for 18-holes  event at the par 62 nine-hole course.

Sponsored by the Kilombero Sugar company, the one-day event saw Mcharo who played off 5 handicap beating other golfers to work home with the title while Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) Lugalo Club’s player, Vicky Elias won the women’s title.

“It was a highly challenging competition but worthy event to celebrate the 61 years of Independence. I commend the club for organising the event at a beautiful course, I enjoy winning it though I understand I need to work hard and improve my handicap,” Mcharo said.

According to the Club’s Chairman Fakihi Fadhili, the tournament’s Division C title went to Nathaniel Gowele while Buruhadini Qusai emerged the winner of the junior division.

The Tanzania Golf Union (TGU) honourary secretary Dickson Sika won the nearest to the pin award while the longest drive prize went to Vicky Elias.

According to Captain Fadhili, the tournament was graced by Kilombero Sugar’s Director of Relations Ephraim Mafuru who complimented all participants for making the event a huge success.

Fadhili, however, said he was pleased with the response of golfers.

“We had over 30 golfers including men, ladies and Juniors, we are grateful to have them.

“We were able to celebrate the Tanzania 61st Independence Anniversary very well, it was a wonderful day,” he added.

Insisting he said: “It was a delightful event, as we approach the end of the year and is also good for golfers as it is an ideal platform to come together before the festive season.”

Fadhili said the Uhuru tournament has opened up a chance for the club to organise as many big games as possible starting from next year.

He stressed they are just getting momentum and that after this they will be used to organise big club games.

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