Tag: Uganda Golf

98-year-old Emmanual Basaliza, widely recognized as the oldest golfer in Africa.

Oldest Golfer in Africa – 98-year-old Emmanual Basaliza still plays!

At 98 years old, Emmanual Basaliza is already a legend in his own country… On a recent trip to Uganda, Africa, Ian Mullins (AKA The Social Golfer) traveled to the city of Fort Portal. It was here he had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing the oldest golfer in Africa! At 98 years old*, former…
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Justus Byaruhanga and Shoot Finalist - Fort Portal, Uganda

The Social Golfer sponsors Par 3 Junior Golf event in Uganda

Junior Golf Event Uganda – Justus Byaruhanga clinches victory after a sudden-death play-off in Fort Portal… In an exhilarating display of skill and determination, 16-year-old Justus Byaruhanga emerged as the champion of the inaugural Afriyea Golf Academy, Par 3 Championship. However, equality and inclusion were also on show this week at Toro Golf Club as…
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Justus Byaruhanga, Rachael Natukunda and Alex Ruhunda

The Social Golfer sponsors Kids Pairs golf event in Uganda

The Social Golfer sponsors Kids Pairs Golf Event in Africa In January 2024, The Social Golfer travelled to Africa for the first-ever Kids Pairs Golf Event in Uganda. The inaugural Par 3 championship – in partnership with the Afriyea Golf Academy and Gogogo Sport vPro – was won by Rachael Natukunda and Justus Byaruhanga. Furthermore,…
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Golf Students in Uganda learning the game

Afriyea Golf Academy Partners with The Social Golfer…

Afriyea Golf Academy links up with The Social Golfer to grow the game in Uganda. The Social Golfer, the UK’s largest golf society network with over 14,000 registered users worldwide, has announced a strategic partnership with the Afriyea Golf Academy, a non-profit organization in Uganda. The partnership will help Afriyea Golf Academy raise vital funds…
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