A field of 70 golfers braved scorching sun in the old capital city of Malawi, Zomba but at the end it was Sope Kayira Nestor and Terrie Amaro that dominated the Airtel Golf tournament at Zomba golf course on Sunday.
Kayira posted 44 points and emerged champion in the men’s section while Amaro was the ladies’ champion with 41 points.
“I had a good game from the start and I am used to this golf course because l started playing golf here from 1996. I am more delighted because this is my first time to win at Zomba golf course,” Kayira said.
For emerging champion, he received Nike Vapor speed driver, Apple Ipad Air Min 16GB, travel Bag and a trophy.
James Shonga followed Kayira after he was counted out to finish second with 44 points. Yotamu Saka finished third and he was also counted out after collecting 43 points.
In ladies section, Amaro, had an impressive performance to overcome her fellow two womens Sheila Golowa and Connie Karuku.
“It is now becoming a habit for me to win trophies. It was a matter concentration despite playing on a tough course,” she said.
The ladies champion got Nike Golf Stand Bag, an Apple Ipad Air Min 16GB, a trophy glass and travel bag.
Sheila Golowa finished behind the champion, Amaro , with 41 points.
Airtel Malawi chief commercial officer, Charles Kamoto said, the brand, Airtel is committed to supporting government’s efforts in developing various disciplines of sports throughout the country.
Kamoto said Airtel express sincere appreciation for the golfers participation in the tournament, and states this occasion serves as an interactive platform for both long and short term benefits to the brand Airtel as well as the golfing community.
“Your participation in this tournament demonstrates your high level commitment towards uplifting Airtel’s investment in the sport of golf. We are passionate about you just as we have depicted your passion about us,” said Kamoto.
He said apart from interacting with the golfers, there is a lot of skill, knowledge and feedback that they get from them through the golf avenue.
The golf tournament also took place in the advent of Airtel’s trials into upgrading its data capacity into a 4G LTE network.
With 4G LTE, internet speed will be at a racing speed and people will be able to access more and more data services in real time.
This was a third golf tournament organized by Airtel Malawi in their extensive golf crusades.
The first one took place at Limbe Country Club before going to Nchalo. The next destination is central region.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :