golf course due for facelift
By Our Correspondent
The Tanzania Golf Union (TGU) has
organized a 36-hole friendly tournament in Moshi on January 24 to tee
off golfing events for 2009.
Farrar, the national team's head coach, players would soon start
preparing for the event aimed at raising funds to facelift the Moshi
golf course facilities.
from various parts of the country will also compete in a two-day 36-hole
Zain-sponsored tournament also to be held at the Moshi golf course
starting from February 14.
the events would be used to select junior and senior national teams,
which will represent the country in various international events.
The international events, which have
been listed on the 2009 calendar include the East African Senior
Challenge (72 holes) scheduled to be held in Entebbe, Uganda from August
27 to 30.
The regional event will attract
national teams from the East African member states of Kenya, Rwanda,
Burundi, Uganda and Tanzania.
The regional event will be preceded by
an African Junior Golf Championship to be held in Kenya from April 1 to
The continental junior event will be
followed by the Zone V1 championship for seniors to be held in Harare,
Zimbabwe starting April 12 to 15.
"We intend to prepare thoroughly for
all these events," Farrar told the Citizen.
He said the domestic events, which
include the Tanzania junior championships (set for March 21-22) and the
Lugalo Open (set for May 30-31) are among the events, which will be used
as trials for international tournaments.
Other local events listed on the
calendar include Amateur Strokeplay championship (to be held on October
2, 3, and 4 ), Morogoro Open (slated for November 6,7, and 8) and the
Tanzania Open championship (set for November 26-29).