A Malawian professional golfer who is also a member of Lilongwe Golf Club has won this year’s Seed-Co Lilongwe Open golf tournament.
The tournament took place at Lilongwe golf club starting from Friday 13 up to Sunday 15th November 2020.
The Seed-Co Lilongwe open golf tournament attracted foreign professional golfers and local golfers.
Paul Chidale the Malawian won the first prizes of US$2600 plus a trophy from Seed-Co Malawi Ltd and an additional K300,000 from Sawa Group.
Chidale beat Robson Chinoi from Zimbabwe with 7 shots in the final.
Speaking on Sunday after winning the tournament and receiving the prizes, Chidale said the tournament was tough because he was playing with many professional players who are very experienced and winning the tournament was not simple.
In his remarks, Seed-co Managing Director Boyd Luwe said they are very happy to host the second edition of Seed-Co Lilongwe open golf tournament and also very happy for Chidale for winning such a big tournament.
Professional Golfers Association of Malawi (PGAMW) President, retired Malawi army general Henry Odillo, commended Seed-Co Malawi Limited for the sponsorship saying it is the biggest tournament this year after the coronavirus pandemic affected the sport.
This year’s tournament was participated by local golfers as well those from other Countries including Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Out of 29 professional Golfers- 11 were Malawians, nine Zambians, seven Zimbabweans and two South Africans.
Paul Chidale a Malawian won the tournament seconded by Zimbabwean Robson Chinoi and at number 3 a Zambian Sydney Wemba.