The much anticipated Singleton Challenge season six will tee off this Saturday with the qualification round at Entebbe Golf Club.
The tournament, which is set to attract over 228 players, makes a return after Season Five did not play out to completion due to Covid19 pandemic.
Only 64 pairs will be selected for Round one that will get underway on February 12 2022.
The Grandfinale will be held in July.
Singleton single malt whisky has boosted the event with Sh350m.
“I want to thank Singleton in a special way for arranging and taking us to the next level. We have been in a period where we have been struggling and it has not been easy to hold events but they have been with us,” said Entebbe Golf Club Captain Jacob Byamukama during the launch on Tuesday.
“I want to assure the players that we are going to have a wonderful event starting this weekend when we start with the Vegas-themed event.”
Started in 2017, the Singleton Challenge has been an enormous success with a mix of competitive golf and fun-filled 19th hole experiences.
Christine Kyokunda, Brand Manager Scotch and Reserve at UBL where Singleton is part, commented: “Its five years ago when we embarked on this journey with Entebbe Golf Club. It’s been an amazing journey full of love and commitment to the game but there has been a lot of challenges – Covid19 came and disrupted not only the Singleton challenge but also caused a lot of uncertainty in the Sport. But we are happy to be back and we are here to announce Season Six. We hope its bigger and better from what we have held before.”
Much is at stake for the best performers including a fully-paid trip to a major golfing tournament slated for January 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the winning pair.
Kyokunda added: “Let’s go out there, make the best out of this season and enjoy Singleton which is the best single malt whisky enjoyed at the 19th hole experience and I look forward to seeing you all this Weekend, its going to be a Vegas-themed event and I am sure it’s going to be a memorable one.”
- The top 64 pairs from the qualifying round will make the cut.
- Only players who are fully paid-up members of their respective clubs are eligible to play in the Challenge
- The six-month long challenge will be held in a series of knock-out tournaments that will be held every second Saturday of the month.
- The winning pairs from every month will advance to the finale in June.
- Other partners of the Singleton Challenge include NCBA, DSTV, Rwanda Air, and Riders Lounge