27 January 2013

Tanzania: Tairo Prevails At Lugalo Golf Tournament

JOSEPH Tairo emerged the overall winner of this week Infotech-Zuku & Pepsi golf tournament at the Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) Lugalo Club course on Friday.

Tairo won the honour after firing impressive 7-under 43 points in the weekly tournament. The score also earned him a Division B prize that saw Lugalo captain Samuel Hagu finishing as runners up of the group after posting one-under 37.

In the A Division category prize went to Athumani Chiundu with three-over 33 on countback against Boniface Nyiti. Nyiti settled for the second position of the group.

The 18-holes stable ford tournament saw Noel Mheni winning the C Division prize with one-over 35 as Mohamed Rweyemamu finished the runner up with 34 points. In the Ladies category, Vicky Elias posted one-over 35 points to win the prize.

The second place went to Pricilla Karobia with 30 points. The winners received deferent prizes from sponsors Zuku and Pepsi that include Zuku decoders. At least 40 golfers took part in the tournament. Handing over prizes to the winners, Lugalo captain Samuel Hagu thanked those who turned up to compete at the tournament.

He appealed for more golfers to come forward in the future as more prizes await the winners. The tournament which will be staged at the club every Friday was introduced as part of the efforts to promote the sport.

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