KAMPALA- Jinja Golf Club will play host to the seventh edition of the Eskom Open Golf tournament.
Scheduled for July 10 -12, the three-day tournament is expected to attract over 150 professional and amateur golfers. The professionals and gross players will take to the green on Thursday and Friday while the amateurs will play on Saturday July 12.
Sponsored by Eskom Uganda Limited to a tune of Shs100 million, Jinja Golf Club’s flagship annual tournament will see the overall winner takes home a fully-fledged professional golf kit and one-year sponsorship for their golf activities, both locally and internationally from Eskom Uganda Limited.
According to Simon Kasyate, the Eskom Uganda Limited Corporate Affairs Manager, the promotion of golf and support to Jinja Golf Club is one of the many ways Eskom exhibits its shared value with the community in which the firm operates.
“We believe that Golf not only provides recreation but rather opportunities for networking, individual career growth and development as well as revenue to Jinja,” he said yesterday.