IT is a big boost as NCBA Bank brings to life the NCBA Bank Tanzania Golf Open 2023 after they announced the historical partnership with Tanzania Golf Union (TGU).
The annual event that did not take place last year, will surely come to life this time around as is scheduled to tee off next month from the 23rd to the 26th at the Kilimanjaro Golf Course in Arusha. Claver Serumaga the NCBA Bank CEO addressed the media in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday and said that they are excited to bring news that will undoubtedly resonate with the golfing community and the entire nation.
“We are proud to announce the launch of a prestigious golfing event, the NCBA Bank Tanzania Open Tournament 2023. This tournament marks our steadfast commitment to the sport of golf and our dedication to creating a platform for the very best talent in East Africa to compete and showcase their skills.
“We are excited to partner with TGU to bring the event to Kilimanjaro the heart of Tanzania, where dreams take flight and businesses prosper, NCBA Bank stands tall as your partner in prosperity,” he said.
He noted that their new campaign ‘Maisha ni Hesabu’ – Numbers That Matter campaign underscores their commitment to bank-valued customers, exceptional staff, and their shared purpose. “We are here to support TGU in achieving financial goals. Golf holds a special place in our hearts because it is a sport that captivates and inspires.
“With each swing of the club, it challenges us to push our limits, maintain composure under pressure, and strive for perfection. Just like this sport, we, at NCBA, believe in precision, strategy, and the relentless pursuit of excellence,” Serumanga said.
Gilman Kasiga, the TGU Chairman extended his gratitude to NCBA and Vodacom Tanzania who also come to join hands in support of the event. Kasiga said: “I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to NCBA Bank for their invaluable support and partnership as the sponsoring partner of this tournament.
“Your commitment to promoting golf in Tanzania is commendable, it is clear that NCBA is golf and golf is NCBA.” He also thanked Vodacom Tanzania, represented by Aileen Meena, the Head of Marketing and Enablemen
Vodacom Business for joining them to support the tournament so as to have smooth preparation. Kasiga invited all Tanzanians, golf enthusiasts, and sports fans to join in this celebration of sportsmanship, unity, and excellence. “Together with the government’s support, the bank aims to make this tournament a resounding success and a memorable addition to the world of golf,” added Kasiga.
TGU were also presented by Competition Secretary, Ernest Sengeu and Handicap Secretary, Enock Magile