The golf course at Kabale was founded in 1930 however in recent years fell into disrepair before undergoing refurbishment in 2012 with 2013 seeing a return of professional tournaments at the course with the John Ngorogoza Memorial Tournament. Kabale golf course also recently hosted the White Horse Inn golf tournament won by Entebbe based golfer Abraham Ainemani. Described as "the most challenging par-69 9-hole golf course in Uganda" it covers 150 acres of land and golfers not only have to navigate many trees and bunkers but also an abundance of wildlife as the golf course in next to gorilla trekking hotspots! Membership is 120,000/- per annum for first time players (there are around 40 members) with play being 5000/- a time (just under £1.)
Kabale golf course is centrally located in Kabale (see map below) and can be found next to the hospital close to the main road. As well as having nearby hotels complete with swimming pool there is also a clubhouse and caddies are available (a must to find out where the holes are located!!) The Kabale golf course is featured in the video below.
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