Zambian golfers on a shaky start
ZAMBIA teed off to a low note in the 2017 All African Golf Challenge finishing in joint sixth position with Swaziland after round one of four yesterday.
The prestigious event hosted at Elephants Hills Golf Club in Victoria town of Zimbabwe saw Zambia post a 10-over-par 226 combined score over 18-holes course.
The four member Zambian team consisting of Denmark Mulambo, Gabriel Chibale , Kelvin Chibuye and Kelly Tembo looked to have had a rough start.
Defending champions South Africa had a beautiful start as they took lead with a pace-setting fiveunder-par 211 score while second finishers Egypt posted three-over-par 219. Reunion fired a six-over 222, a stroke better than Kenya while hosts Zimbabwe where in fifth position at 225.
Delegation leader Christopher Mulenga was confident the team will recover from a disappointing start in the next three rounds.
“It was a rough start for Zambia but not all hope is gone. The team is confident of a better performance over the remaining three rounds,” Mulenga said.