During the Kids Pairs Golf Championship at Toro Club’s par 70 golf course, AFRIYEA Golf Academy showcased over 50 junior golfers, with Hon. Alex Ruhunda, Member of Parliament for Fort Portal Central, spearheading the call for a comprehensive sports hub in the region. The event received significant support from The Social Golfer, a leading UK-based online golf club keen on strengthening its partnership with AFRIYEA.
Hon. Ruhunda, a staunch advocate for sports development, recognizes AFRIYEA Golf Academy and Toro Club’s contribution to nurturing future sporting champions. Committed to securing government investments in sports, he envisions a brighter future for the region.
AFRIYEA CEO, Isaiah Mwesige, underscores golf’s transformative potential, citing its values of discipline, integrity, and accountability as community unifiers. Mwesige sees golf as a sport accessible to all ages, fostering recreation, social bonds, and professional growth. Beyond immediate impact, golf’s industry actively promotes sustainability, inclusivity, and equity.
Ian Mullins, Editor of The Social Golfer, expresses pride in collaborating with forward-thinking individuals in Fort Portal. Expecting stronger partnerships for regional sports growth, Mullins commends the city’s commitment to progress.
Jean Marunga, Junior Vice President of AFRIYEA, commends the groundbreaking Kids Pairs Golf Championship. The competition not only allowed cohesive team participation but also promoted gender equality, empowering girls to compete on an equal footing with boys.
(Maurice Barnes, Handing over a medal to Nathan Musoni, AFRIYEA photos)
The push for a sports hub in Fort Portal reflects a commitment to leveraging sports for holistic community development. Hon. Ruhunda’s visionary leadership, supported by organizations like The Social Golfer and AFRIYEA Golf Academy, lays a promising foundation for the region’s sports future.