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    Chinyengetere wins Golf Course Opening tournament


    MASVINGO-Augustine Chinyengetere was crowned the champion of the first competition of the year when he won the Masvingo Golf Club Course Opening tournament 2018 beating 32 other players from around the province last Saturday.
    Chinyengetere won after playing off 10 handicap on 37 points followed by Peter Nyaruwata off 14 handicap on 37 points and on third position was Manjengwa off 23 handicap on 37 points.
    Players from sister clubs like Greater Park in Mashava, Mutilikwe in Masvingo, Triangle Golf Club , Hippo Valley all from Chiredzi and Roland Park from Zvishavane took part in the tournament which doubled as the provincial annual general meeting.
    The Course was officially opened by the newly elected Masvingo Provincial Golf Union (MPGU) president Edmore Makovere of Triangle Golf Club who replaced Setfree Mapuvire who was president in 2017.
    Other results are; 4th position Cephas Ngwenya off 6 handicap on 36 points, 5th Tatenda Muparinga off 19 handicap on 36 points, 6th Edmore Makovere off 12 handicap on 35 points, 7th Joseph Zawaira off 15 handicap on 35 points, 8th Mafira Makusha off 18 handicap on 35 points, 9th Tinashe Mazani off 24 handicap on 35 points, 10th Shadreck Chisiwa off 9 handicap on 33 points Skills Longest drives on number 1 & 17 were taken by Patric Mangwiro.
    Nearest Pins no3. Peter Nyaruwata, no 9 Joseph Zawaira, no 12 Patric Mangwiro, no 18 Cephas Ngwenya.
    Most golf went to frmer Masvingo Golf Club captain Cassian Mutsambiwa off 24 points on 19 points. The MPGU secretary Mafira Makusha from Mashava expressed satisfaction with the performance of the players.
     "I was so impressed with the performance of the players especially our junior players, we need to encourage them to train harder as they are the next generation of golfers," said Makusha during the prize giving ceremony.
    Meanwhile, the Club sponsored tournament was won by Cephas Ngwenya who beat 14 other conjestants on game format stroke play/ medal.
     Winner  Cephas Ngwenya handicap 6 gross score 80 on net 74 , 2nd Joseph Zawaira handicap 13  score 87 gross 74 nett  and 3rd position Pascal Jerry Mudzikisi handicap 13 score 89 gross 76 nett after counting out Peter Nyaruwata handicap 14 score 90 gross on nett 76.
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