Golfer Namakula Wins Bronze At Korea World Military Games

Golfer Flavia Namakula, won a bronze medal for the Uganda People’s Defense Forces at the 6th CISM World Military Games in Mungyeong, South Korea.


Namakula a sergeant in the UPDF clinched to the victory with scores of 77, 74, 80 and 81, 312 gross during the four day tourney on the par 72 course in South Korea.

Last year Namakula together with Evelyn Asiimwe in a mixed double won silver for UPDF in the ladies category before Namakula clinching to another Silver that saw her promoted in the army from Corporal to Sergeant.

Meanwhile Namakula won silver at the 2014 Military Golf championship in Bahrain whereas Ssekabembe is a commonwealth medalist in Glasgow Scotland though he has failed to bounce back at the 2015 Korea military games after being knocked out at the quarter final stage.

UPDF team  in Korea was led by the Deputy CDF  Lt Gen Charles Angina , Brig. Phenihas Katirima (Chief of Mission), Capt Joseph Mutebi (Team Coach) and Capt Dr Robert Zavuga (Team Doctor).

The 6th edition of the World Military games rolled –off on the 2nd of October 2015 and came to end on October 12