Kenya Golf Guide

ON WINNING WAYS: David Opati is feted for winning the Kenya Matchplay Championships last week at the Thika Sports Club, he was also crowned Tanzania Open winner on Sunday.

Kenya’s David Opati carried his local form to international duty when he managed to resist a strong challenge to walk away with this year’s Tanzania Open Strokeplay Championship after ending the final round on five under par 283 (70, 68, 72, 73).
He beat his nearest challenger, Tanzania’s John Leonce by four shots as the tournament ended at the Arusha Gymkhana on Sunday. Leonce that put up a brave fight managed one under par 287 (74, 69, 73, 71).

Meanwhile, Nuru Mollel of Tanzania had initially tied with Opatti for a cumulative six under par totals 138 at the end of the second round of the Open championship.

The scratch handicapper Mollel had his stars shinning right from the opening round played on Thursday when he returned a scintillating four under par 68 to open a two-shot gap over Opatti.

Opatti and Mollel were the only competitors who managed to return under par scores on the opening round.

However, Mollel slightly staggered in the second round when he carded two under par 70 while Opatti impressed with a four under par total 68.

Another Tanzanian was John Leonce whose three under par total 69 lifted him to stay just behind the leading duo on one over par 143 totals.

Leonce, who was sixth placed after the opening round with a score of two over par 74, eventually finished second. nike air max günstig nike air max günstig

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