Uganda Open Golf
1. D. Ndiza (Ken) 67
2. R. Henry (Ken) 70
3. E. Ruterana 71
4. D. Akope (Uga) 71
5. G. Ayera (Uga) 71
7. J. Hakizimana (Rwa)73
RWANDA’S leading professional golfer Emmanuel Ruterana recorded a brilliant start as he finished third on day one of the 69th edition of Uganda Open golf championship which started yesterday at Entebbe Golf Club.
Ruterana, who was playing on par 71 course finished third with 71. He was tied with Ugandan pair of Doe Akope and Gerald Ayera.
Rwanda’s other representative Jean Baptista Hakizimana managed 7th place as he recorded 73.
Kenya’s Dismus Ndiza carded an impressive 67 in the 18-hole tournament to earn the lead on day one and his compatriot Henry Richard in second with 70.
Ruterana told Times Sport last evening that, “I got difficulties in the first four holes, scoring one over par but I recovered and played better in the remaining five courses.”