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MTN Monthly MUG Golf Tournament gets to Quarters

Release date:4/21/2008
Kampala, Uganda: The 7th edition of the MTN Monthly Mug tournament is set to take place this Saturday April 26th 2008 at the Uganda Golf Club, Kitante.
The tournament that will mark the different quarters of the ongoing Monthly Mug tournaments will see several participants covet for the much anticipated prize of the MTN Quarter Mug. Two return air tickets to Johannesburg, South Africa are also up for grabs by the most consistent winners, male and female who will be determined through this and previous performances in the monthly mugs. The tickets are courtesy of South African Airlines.
The MTN Monthly Mug tournament was launched in October 2007 in a three year UGX 600 Million sponsorship from MTN to the Uganda Golf Club. Since the inaugural tournament on November 3rd, the Mug has seen over 120 players participating in each of the monthly tournaments.
Subsequent to the Quarter Mug tournament, the monthly mug tournaments for the 2nd quarter shall resume and eventually culminate into the ‘Mug of Mugs’ tournament at the end of this year.
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