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All set for Nomads golf tournament

THE Nomads golf tournament will burst into life tomorrow at Hillside Golf Club in Mutare with over 200 participants from Southern African countries expected to take part.

BY KENNETH NYANGANI

The charity tournament will run from August 19 to 23.

Nomads tournament is an all-inclusive event whose major aim is to raise money for the underprivileged.

Tournament coordinator, Marange Resources chief executive officer Obert Dube, said that they were expecting fireworks at the tournament adding that a number of provinces were set to benefit from the tournament.

“This is an annual charitable event that is hosted by Southern Region countries, so this time is our turn. We are going to host South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Swaziland,’’ he said.

“Since it’s a charitable tournament, we have done a lot in helping old people’s homes and orphanages. In Zimbabwe we have Midlands, Mashonaland and Matabeleland as the provinces that are set to benefit from this initiative.’’

Nomads golf was first established in South Africa in 1960 with the legendary Gary Player as the patron and its membership has since grown with players from different countries joining.

Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe National Parks, Kavango Zambezi TFCA Golf Classic tournament is set for Victoria fall on August 31.

The tournament is an environmentally-friendly golf event which seeks to raise awareness and resources while celebrating the world’s largest transfrontier conservation area.

This golf tournament unveils a golf platform to increase brand visibility while channelling financial and material resources raised into vital wildlife and natural resources conservation efforts.

The Kavango Zambezi TFCA Golf Classic golf tournament seeks to promote participation and excellence, raise awareness to the general populace and promote ethics and values for the sport of golf in Zimbabwe.

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