One hundred and thirty six golfers have entered the the 2017 Zambia Sugar Open Golf Tournament that will run from April 27-30 at Lusaka Golf Club.

Ten local amateurs and nine professionals will fly the hosts flag at this years tournament.

Swede Christofer Blomstrand will not be returning to defend his title but South African and 2016 runner-up CJ du Plessis is on the plane to Zambia.

On the homefront, Madalitso Muthiya, who finished  36th at 4-Under at the 2016 event, will play at his home club together with Ndola golfer Dayne Moore who finished 66th last year with a final round total of 6-over.

The local professionals list also includes Patrick Mwendapole.