Golfer Wemba wins Sanlam classic title
By Mercy Chewe
Professional golfer Sydney Wemba is thrilled for winning the 2021 Sanlam Classic Championship which was held over the weekend at Lusaka Golf Club.
It was the second competition on the 2021 the Professional Golfers Association of Zambia (PGAZ) schedule.
Wemba was champion with a combined score of five-under-par 211, beating his closest rival Mwalikwa Sondashi.
‘I want to thank all senior golfers that have been inspiring me to work extra hard and for believing in me,’ Wemba told journalists in Lusaka.
Sondashi finished on one-over-par 217.
Gabriel Chibale finished third on seven-over-par 223 while Malawian Paul Chidale and Kelvin Chibuye were joint fourth on 11-over-par 227.
Bwembya Chanda was the best amateur golfer after finishing one-over-par 217 while Dominic Muyunda and Raphael Phiri finished second and third on five-over-par and eight-over-par respectively.