By Alex Bossa
With less than a week to the kickoff of the 2021 Captain’s Bell golf tournament, Absa Bank is the latest corporate organization to commit itself in sponsoring the event.
The company announced a sponsorship package of UGX 30 million towards the event which kicks off on Thursday May 20th 2021 at the par 72 Kitante golf course at Uganda Golf Club.
The tournament will be held by Patrick Billy who is the new captain at the Uganda Golf Club and he will use this event to introduce his executive. Every year the newly elected captain invites members to the tournament where he unveils his committee at the start of the term.
A prize kitty of UGX 8 million will be competed for by the professional golfers who will be required to play a round of 36 holes across two days which start on Eid and ends on Friday May 21st 2021. Uganda Golf Club honorary secretary Ruth Ssali mentioned that the number of players was scaled down from 250 to 200 due to the COVID 19 restrictions
The main event will take place on Saturday May 22nd 2021 with the amateurs walking away with a host of prizes from different categories.