The Eskom Open Golf Tournament 2017

Press Release

Eskom Golf tournament 2017, Jinja.

Jinja-15th June 2017: Jinja Golf Club has launched the tenth edition of the Eskom Golf Open tournament, scheduled to run between 15th till 17th June 2017 which is also intended to launch a fundraising project to light up Jinja town. 

The three-day annual Eskom Golf tournament is expected to attract both professional and amateur golfers from across the country.

This year, Eskom Uganda, has once again boosted the tournament with sponsorship package to the overall winner with a fully-fledged professional golf kit and a one-year sponsorship for golf activities to a tune of 20 million shillings, while carrying the Eskom Brand.

Speaking to the press at the kick start of the tournament, Thozama Gangi, Eskom Uganda Managing Director said the promotion of golf and support to Jinja Golf Club is one of the many ways Eskom exhibits its shared value with the community in which it operates.

"We are very proud to be associated with sports since it's the only aspect that brings so many from different walks of life and it also gives us a chance to partner with the community in which we operate" said Thozama.

“Eskom has consistently supported the sporting fraternity in this great town but most specifically, I’m proud to say that our support for the game of golf is running to close to a decade now. Indeed, for the last nine years, the winners in each edition receive a token year Eskom sponsorship to help with their golfing career” Thozama further noted. Read More