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By Sibusiso Dlamini | 2018-01-14

 GOLF – TATA Dlamini started the New Year on a high note after winning the first edition of the Swaziland Royal Insurance Corporation (SRIC) Monthly Mug of the year 2018. Dlamini beat 45 other golfers with an impressive net score of 66 to walk away with the main prize of the tournament played at the Mbabane Club yesterday.

Coming second was Teddy Vilakati with a net score of 74, and on third was the champion’s elder brother Xolani Dlamini with a net score of 68. Dumisani Msibi, Vusi Gama, Zwelisha Dlamini, Qiniso Mkhonta, Sam ‘Styles’ Richards, Mncedisi Ntombini, Mduduzi Maphalala and Nicholas Vilakati completed the podium winners of the day. In the novelties section, the winners were Mduduzi Maphalala, Gideon Mhlongo and Mncedisi Ntombini for nearest pin 2/11, 9/18 and 8/17 respectively. Maphalala also won for the award for the longest drive. New Mbabane Club Captain Genius Sihlongonyane thanked the golfers for their attendance and announced that next weekend’s schedule which will see them playing the MTN monthly masters “Thank you very much golfers for your attendance today. Please note that next week, we will be playing the MTN league, and thereafter we will be back to the monthly mug on the second week of February.” Novelties 2/11 – Mduduzi Maphalala 9/18 – Gideon Mhlongo 8/17 – Mncedisi Ntombini Longest drive – Mduduzi Maphalala

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