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    Timba wins Justice Chinhengo Golf Tournament

    CAROLINE CHIMINYA

    MASVINGO-Daniel Timba has been crowned the champion of inaugural Justice Moses Chinhengo Golf Tournament outplaying 32 other players from around the Province and Zvishavane at Masvingo Golf Club on Friday last week.
    Timba from Masvingo Golf Club won after playing 23 handicap on 43 points followed by businessman Pascal Mudzikisi 15 handicaps on 42 points and on third position was the sponsor of the tournament Retired Justice Moses Chinhengo 17 handicap on 41points.
    The tournament was organised to develop golf said Rtd Justice Chinhengo who hails from Masvingo and runs a farm in Mashava.
    Justice Chinhengo is a founding member of Southern Tours which is currently being sponsored by Ok Supermarket. Southern Tours is meant for the development of golf, interaction and charity where they donate to a selected organisation after the tournament which is normally held in May every year.
    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 also participated at the well-attended tournament.
    On fourth position was Peter Nyaruwata 13 handicap on 40 points, 5th was politician and businessman Major Clifford Mumbengegwi 23 handicap on 40 points, 6th was Gerald Chipunza 24 handicap on 39 points, 7th Moses Muputa 15 handicap on 38 points, 8th Kudzai Chikwanda 22 handicap on 37 points, 9th Masvingo Sports Club manager Cephas Ngwenya 6 handicap on 36 points and green keeper was on 10th Thomas Mbetu 17 handicap on 35 points.
    Skills: Longest Drive on number 1 was Cephas Ngwenya and 17 taken by Ryan Cummings. Nearest Pins number 3 and 9 were taken by Peter Nyaruwata, number 12 Hebson Tazvinga and Augustine Chinyengetere at number 18.
     "The tournament was a huge success and my wish is to organise this on a more regular basis," said Justice Chinhengo who is also a part time lecturer at Great Zimbabwe University School of Law.
    Masvingo Golf Club Captain Sternly Kondongwe paid tribute to Chinhengo for sponsoring the tournament, he also took the opportunity to encourage junior golfers to take part in such tournaments so that the sport does not die with the old generation.
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