Dismas Indiza enjoys the lead at Uganda Open

Mumias based professional golfer Dismas Indiza produced a superlative performance to lead in the second round of the Uganda Opne Professional golf tournament at Entebbe golf club in Uganda.

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Following his one shot lead of three under par 68 in the opening round on Wednesday, Indiza played six under par 65 to end the two rounds with nine under 133.

The Kenyan professional golfer recovered from three early bogey scare and Zambian Dyne Moore’s charge, to finally maintain his lead.

Experienced long long-hitting Indiza as Moore, from Nkana Golf Club in Kitwe played a total of six under par 136 heading into the third and penultimate round on Friday morning.

Kenyan Greg completed the top three with three under par 68 totaling to five under par 137 as they play for a Sh5 million.

Happy Robert was the first Ugandan with shot two under par 69 for a total of one under par 141 in fifth place, behind Kenya’s Simon Ngige, who also carded 69 for the day.

A total of 30 Kenyans out of the field of 98 professionals drawn from different parts of the country, travelled to Entebbe for this year’s event, where the top 30 and ties (excluding leading amateur Ronald Otile of Uganda), were within the projected seven over par cut.

The leaderboard after round two;

  1. 133 Dismas Indiza (Ken) 68, 65
  2. 136 Dyne Moore (Zam) 69, 67
  3. 137 Greg Snow (Ken) 69, 68
  4. 138 Simon Ngige (Ken) 70, 69
  5. 141 Happy Robert (Ug) 72, 69
  6. 142 Madalitso Muthiya (Zam) 76, 66
  7. 142 Alfred Nandwa (Ken) 70, 72
  8. 142 Robnson Chinhoi (Zim) 69, 73
  9. 142 Opio Silver (Ug) 73, 69
  10. 143 Stephen Perreira (Zim) 73, 70


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