uganda golf groundGolf which is considered to be fast growing aspects of tourism and travel in other destinations like United States along with other countries like Portugal, Morocco, UAE, Scotland and Ireland could be the new niche for Uganda ‘s tourism to increase safari tours to Uganda. Golf and tourism are seen as complimentary.
The construction of the golf courses attracts other tourism investments like clubs, hotels and tourists themselves to undertake safaris in Uganda. This in sight was highlighted upon at the opening of a new privately owned golf course in Kihihi, south west of Uganda. The sport which is usually associated with upmarket people is seen as a niche kind of initiative in travel industry that would increase luxury products that are encountered by upmarket travellers on Uganda safari.
The new golf club owned by Musinguzi Garuga who is a famous local business man will host a golf tournament that will be conducted in honor of Late Ngororgoza Paulo who was remarkable elder in Kigezi region and is credited for having done numerous things among which include the resettlement of the Bakiga at the helm of land fragmentation and over population.
The golf course is located close to the second longest airstrip in Uganda- Kihihi Airstrip, Uganda safari park of Queen Elizabeth famous for the tree climbing lions, the gorilla trekking safari destination of Bwindi Impenetrable, Lake Bunyonyi and splendid scenic standings of Virunga ranges among other attractions in the area.
The golf tournament initiative is supported by Uganda Tourism Board and Uganda Golf Club and it might not only attract the local players but also international golfers to Uganda.
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