MTN-Ericsson golf tourney woos record turn up

WITH an assortment of attractive prizes and conducive playing conditions at the Kigali Golf Club course, Rajan Tiwari expects a compelling MTN-Ericsson tournament today. The 5th edition, which will have a shot-gun tee-off at 11am, is expected to grace about 90 golfers.
MTN Rwanda’s senior marketing manager Yvonne Makolo makes a point during Thursday’s press conference. Right is Kigali Golf Club president Marcel Byusa. (File photo)
MTN Rwanda’s senior marketing manager Yvonne Makolo makes a point during Thursday’s press conference. Right is Kigali Golf Club president Marcel Byusa. (File photo)

WITH an assortment of attractive prizes and conducive playing conditions at the Kigali Golf Club course, Rajan Tiwari expects a compelling MTN-Ericsson tournament today.

The 5th edition, which will have a shot-gun tee-off at 11am, is expected to grace about 90 golfers.

“The MTN-Ericsson tournament is one of the biggest events on the KGC calendar and we expect a full house this Saturday,” Tiwari, the KGC club captain said.

Besides local golfers, in attendance will also be three top shots at MTN-Uganda; Thembo Khumalo (MTN Rwanda’s former CEO, Isaac Nsereko-Chief Marketing Officer and Dr. A.K Sebaale.

Ahead of the 18-hole event, the talking point has been centered on who can win the lucrative hole in one prize.

According to MTN-Rwanda’s senior marketing manager Yvonne Makolo, any golfer who manages the feat will get free residential wireless internet for a whole year courtesy of the telecommunications giant.

Last year, the tournament was won by Steven Katwiremu.

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