Sunday Olapade and Gift Willy, Nigeria will be well represented at this year’s Pros tournament of the Tusker Malt Uganda Open set to tee off on the 31st August, 2016 at the Uganda Golf Club.
Sunday Olapade and Gift Willyenter this year’s tournament as top contenders who are also on top form after recording impressive results in their latest tournaments.
Olapade a member of Ibori Golf and Country Club and Willy, a member of the Port Harcourt Golf Club, have played alongside each other in various prestigious West African tournaments including the 3e Actuaries Open in Equatorial Guinea where Gift Willy won it once.
Willy won the Port Gentil Open twice in 2012 and 2013 and returned in 2014 to win the Libreville Open in Gabon.
Sunday finished 2015 as Nigeria’s Order of Merit leader, and comes into the Tusker Malt Uganda Open as number fourth on the Order of Merit leaderboard whereas Willy comes into the Open as thirteenth on the leaderboard.
Speaking to Johnson Omolo, President Uganda Golf Union, he said; “You can’t talk about the current state of Nigeria’s golf without talking about Sunday Olapade and Gift Willy. These two are some of the top golfers in West Africa right now. We are delighted to have them take part in this year’s Tusker Malt Uganda Open. We know that they will bring the hype and thrill to the Pros tournament. “