Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

2 December 2012

Tanzania: Eaton in Pole Position to Win Tanzania Ladies Golf Meet

TANZANIA prolific young golfer, Angel Eaton has continued to excel after maintaining her lead in a day-two at the Tanzania Ladies Amateur Stroke Play Championship expected to wind up at the Dar es Salaam Gymkhana on Sunday.

The 54-hole event is competing more than 70 golfers from Zimbabwe and hosts Tanzania. Angel finished leading with 152 strokes she recorded in two days and she stands big chances of winning in the last round on Sunday.

Hosts are taking up the show as Hawa Wanyeche finished the day second with 154 strokes while the national ladies team captain, Madina Idd stood third as of Saturday and Zimbabwean national team player Loice Chingono was third after posting 163 strokes.

The annual tournament was expected to feature players from Zambia, Malawi and Uganda but participants from these nations failed to show up. President of the Tanzania Ladies Golf Union (TLGU), Mbonile Burton thanked AAR Tanzania Ltd, PPF, Aqua Cool Ltd as well as individuals, who have sponsored the event.

"I would like to give special thanks to PPF and AAR for their support towards ladies golf as they bailed us and we managed to stage the event", said Burton. She said the event was supposed to go together with their general elections which the National Sports Council (NSC) suspended until a judgment is issued.

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