Heritage School from Harare Province were crowned champions of the 2018 Kavango-Zambezi (KAZA) Schools Golf Tournament held at Elephant Hills Golf Course in Vitoria Falls.
The KAZA Schools Golf Tournament provided a perfect opportunity for the junior golfers to showcase their talent and in the process learn more about the world’s largest transfrontier conservation area.
Eight schools namely Milestone College, Eveline Girls High, Mabelreign Girls High, Mosi-oa-Tunya, Heritage, Hwange, Dadani and Herentals College took part in the tourney.
Led by the impressive Margaret Nyamukondiwa, Heritage School emerged the overall winners with a total score of 507 while Victoria Falls’ Mosi-oa-Tunya settled for second position.
KAZA representative Godfrey Mtare described the tournament as a success adding that the next edition will see the inclusion of other schools from Botswana and Zambia.
“As KAZA we are delighted to be associated with this tournament. It has been an action-packed two days and we are hopeful that the next edition will be bigger and better as we will invite other schools from member countries,” he said.
In the girls category, Margaret Nyamukondiwa who was part of the Zimbabwe junior girls’ golf team which took part at the prestigious All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge held in Morocco last month, was in fine form and finished on pole position while her teammate Rumbi Chisango settled for second position.
In the boys’ category, Heritage College’s Tariro November scooped the top prize while Mosi-ao-Tunya’s Simon Mnsaka finished second.
The KAZA Golf Classic for corporates will be held across the three countries namely Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe in July.
The final leg will be held on the 7th of July at Elephant Hills Golf Course in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.