Golf Course

Kabale Golf Course

Kabale Golf Course was built in 1930 and offers a bar and a swimming pool. It is a 9 hole course that features a lot of bunkers and trees and plays harder than it looks like. Wildlife is abundant on this golf course, which is next to the gorilla trekking spots.  There is no water hazard on this narrow course. It has 9 holes totaling par 69 with a length of 7483 yards.

Kihihi Garuga Golf Course

Kihihi Garuga Golf Course is located in South Western Uganda. It has 18 holes totaling par 71 with a length of 7189m yards.  With an airstrip in Kihihi, visitors can fly-in, enjoy a game of golf, and sample the countryside tourism cites and activities. The Garuga course is a big boost to area tourism as it is situated right at the heart of the Kigezi Tourism Circuit. It borders the Kihihi airstrip.

The course has unique tourist experiences so golf players will enjoy the game and sample the rich variety of the region such as the tree-climbing lions at Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth national park, gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest National park, Lake Bunyonyi, crater lake, cultural tourism, Lake Mutanda with its an island, tea plantations, Mt Muhavura, hot springs and over 600 endemic bird species, among many other. As he was speaking Mr. Musinguzi Garuga said ‘’after building the Garuga Golf course and the savannah Resort Hotel, there is the possibility of boosting tourism’’, create more jobs and also boosting the economy of the region and the country in general.

The golf course is promoted by the Uganda Tourism Board as part of the golf tourism product and several golf courses have been built across the country. This will enhance the quality, variety, and essence of Uganda as a preferred tourist destination that can be visited even by golfers. The golf course is near the Kihihi Airstrip, and domestic flights can be taken from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi Airstrip. According to Mr. Stephene Asiimwe, golf tourism is expected to boost tourism in the region and efforts have been made to attract international golfers and tourists from neighboring Rwanda, the DRC, Kenya, Burundi and Tanzania.

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