Kosiba wins big at the WhiteCap Crisp sponsored UGC Lady Captain’s Prize


At the recent WhiteCap Crisp sponsored UGC Lady Captain’s Prize Awards held at the par 72 Uganda Golf Course in Kitante, Japanese golfer Hisae Kosiba emerged as the Ladies overall winner, while Dennis Kawalya clinched the men’s title.

Koshiba showcased her prowess with an impressive round of 69 nett, triumphing over a field of approximately 230 golfers and earning herself a plethora of prizes.

The Lady Captain’s Prize Tournament is an annual event organized by the outgoing Lady Captain, currently Wendy Angudeyo, who was re-elected for a second term.

During the ceremony, Wendy Angudeyo expressed gratitude to the lady golfers for their continued support and entrusted her with another term as Lady Captain.

Harriet Kitaka secured victory in the Club champion category, with Wendy Angudeyo finishing as the runner-up. Kitaka claimed the prize in Group A with a score of 76 nett, while Aidah Khamis emerged as the Lady B winner with a score of 74 nett.

Some of the participants at the 2024 Uganda Golf Club Lady Captain’s Prize

Shalom Kayenje, Simon Lapyem, the UBL Innovations Projects Manager, emphasized the inclusive nature of golf while presenting the WhiteCap Crisp prizes to the Ladies winner Group C, encouraging more women to join the sport.

“WhiteCap Crisp is a refreshing low alcohol beer for the perfect balance between playing golf and having some fun while at it”, he added.


Dickson Agaba clinched the Men’s Group A title with a score of 71 nett, while David Batanda claimed victory in Group B with a score of 68 nett. Samson Akankiza swept Group C with an impressive score of 66 nett.

The prize-giving ceremony was attended by distinguished guests including the first president Alice Kego, Dr. Jackson Were, the president of the Uganda Golf Union, the committee of the Uganda Ladies Golf Union, and the board of trustees.

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