• “We are hopeful of a good outing even though this is our first 72-hole tournament since the Safari Tour and Magical Kenya Open,” said Mudanyi.
• “This will be my first event since the Kenya Open and I hope to come home with good results,” said Simwa.
Vet Lab duo of Edwin Mudanyi and Nelson Simwa will lead a total of 27 Kenyan pros at the 2023 Uganda Open that tees off on Wednesday morning at the par 72 Uganda Golf Club in Kampala.
Eleven of the Kenyans featured in Tuesday's Pro-Am with the main event set to run between Wednesday and Saturday.
Edwin Mudanyi, who plays alongside his elder brother Nelson, is expecting a good outing.
“We are hopeful of a good outing even though this is our first 72-hole tournament since the Safari Tour and Magical Kenya Open,” said Mudanyi.
“Safari tour has always been a good build-up for MKO but we have not had any."
“We want to go to Uganda to have a feel of the field, especially after a lengthy dry spell. After the Uganda Open, we will head for the Entebbe Open next weekend,” added Mudanyi.
Simwa, who plays alongside his brother Boniface, is optimistic about good results.
“This will be my first event since the Kenya Open and I hope to come home with good results,” said Simwa.
John Karichu will be the first Kenyan on the tee alongside Ugandan Ashraf Bagalana and Morris Ashaba (amateur). The other Kenyans include Eldoret’s Andrew Chelogoi, Robinson Owiti, Daniel Nduva, Ganeev Giddie, Greg Snow, David Wakhu, Dennis Saikwa, Johnny Limb, Mike Kisia, Jeff Kubwa, Nelson Mudanyi, Samuel Chege, Jastas Madoya, Erick Ooko, Tony Omuli, Joseph Karanja, Isaiah Otuke, Hesbon Kutwa, veteran Dismas Indiza, Njoroge Kibugu, John wangai, Greg Snow, Ali Khinji and Rizwan Charania.