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Kenya’s Madoya back to defend Uganda Pro title, sh21m at stake

Minister Jim Muhwezi tees off in today’s Absa Pro Am, a curtain raiser for the Uganda Pro Open set for Wednesday. PHOTO ABSA MEDIA

Prize money – top 10

1st – Shs 21,000,000/=
2nd – Shs 14,000,000/=
3rd  – Shs 8,460,000/=
4th – Shs. 6, 250,000/=
5th – Shs 5,000,000/=
6th  – Shs 4,170,000/=
7th – Shs. 3,570,000/=
8th – Shs. 3,130,000/=
9th  – Shs. 2,278,000/=
10th – Shs. 2,500,000/=

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✳ Winners of Pro Open since 2006:
2006 – Deo Akope (Uganda)
2007 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya)
2008 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya)
2009 – Richard Ainley (Kenya)
2010 – Dismus Ndiza (Kenya)
2011 – Dismus Ndiza (Kenya)
2012 – Dismus Ndiza (Kenya)
2013 – Vicent Byamukama (Uganda)
2014 – Deo Akope (Uganda)
2015 – Madalisto Muthiya (Zambia)
2016 – Joshua Seale (South Africa)
2017 – Stephen Ferriera (Portugal)
2018 – Dismas Indiza (Kenya)
2019 – Madalisto Muthiya (Zambia)
2020 – Robson Chinhoi (Zimbabwe)
2021- Jastas Madoya (Kenya)

💠 Former Champions here for 2022 edition🏌️‍♂️
1️⃣ Vincent Byamukama
2️⃣ Dismas Anyonyi Ndiza
3️⃣ Joshua Seale
4⃣ Robson Chinhoi
5⃣ Deo Akope
6️⃣ Jastas Madoya

Kigo, Uganda | PHILLIP CORRY & LOUIS JADWONG | With six former champions in the field, the battle for the Uganda Professional Open title is expected to produce some fine golf in the next four days.

Great Rift Valley Golf Club’s Jastas Madoya will be the center of attraction as the 17th Uganda Open Pro Golf Championships, part of the Absa sponsored East Africa Safari Tour and the first leg of 2022-2023 lucrative Pro tour, tees off at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa course on Wednesday morning.

It will be the second time that this event returns to this championship course with the last winner of this tour at this picturesque facility being Zambian Madalisto Muthiya, who is a well established Pro on the South African Sunshine tour.

Last year’s winner Madoya is back

Ugandan Professionals who have struggled to find their feet on the East African tour and beyond will have to up their ante on home soil with the last winner being Deo Akope.

The prize fund or Kitty for this tournament is 97.5 million shillings with overall winner walking away with 21 million shillings of the top 30 finishers.

💠 PRO AM RESULTS (click image to see full results)

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