Defending Champ Eaton Takes Lead|GOLF

Tanzania youngster Angel Eaton has set her sight on a rare Uganda double.
Tanzania youngster Angel Eaton has set her sight on a rare Uganda double.

Tanzanian lady golfer Angel Eaton showed superb hunger in her umpteenth attempt to land a second title with a round of 76 to take a one-shot lead as the 60th edition at Entebbe Golf Club (EGC) Friday.

The 24 year-old Tanzanian who finished Day-One in a distant fourth place on 79 took the lead from Day one leader Monica Ntege, who had a dismal day on the 18 hole course whichsaw her drop to fifth position tying with Zambia’s Lorna Mwenda and Tanzania’s Neema Olomi with a gross score  of 166.

Uganda’s most promising amateur golfer and two time Uganda Ladies Open champion Flavia Namakula, shot a 12 over par 83 gross to remain in contention going into tomorrow’s action on the decisive da

Dark horse Eva Magala who played a round of intent to finish joint second along with Entebbe-based Irene Nakalembe on opening day shot shot 6 over par 77 gross to keep the lead just to one stroke and will give Eaton a run for her money in Saturday’s action.

“I am sure I will step up in the remaining round,” she said.

Uganda Ladies Open Golf Championship

Day Two

Angel Eaton           79  76  155

Eva Magala           79  77   156

Irene Nakalembe   79  82   161

Flavia Namakula    80  83   163

Lorna Mwenda       87  79   166

Monica Ntege        78  88   166

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