Kenya Golf Guide

NEW YEAR'S GIFT: Alice Wahome follows her tee shot during the Lady Captain's Prize at Nyali. She emerged the winner.


Alice Wahome posted a 24.5 points to emerge the overall lady Winner in the Lady Captain’s Prize during a golf tournament played at the par 71 Nyali Golf and Country Club Course in Mombasa at the weekend.

Wahome beat her challengers after obtaining the best differential points played between the stableford in the first nines and medal ford formats in the second nines during the day long 18 holes tournament.

The event sponsored by the Golden Key Casino and Tamarind Restaurant was to bid farewell to the club’s outgoing Lady Captain Sumali Jayasinghe who ended her term in office last month.

It brought together 160 golfers both men and women from the golf clubs of Nyali, Mombasa, Leisure, Vipingo, Malindi and guests of the sponsors with valid handicaps.

Jayne Githere had 25.5 points to take the runners up slot while Joyce Lanxe was third on a two way count back.

“This is a double victory for me, being the winner in a friend’s tournament and starting the year as a champion,” said Wahome.

She had tied on the same points with Margaret Mugambi who was placed fourth and Wambui Warui who settled for the fifth place, while Pia Swattton was sixth on 26.5 points.

Veteran lady golfer Diana Munyao was the winner of the best past captain on a score of 28 points and the winner for the Best lady marker prize was won by Terry Odoo on a score of 10 points.

In the Men’s section who were also teeing off from the Lady ‘s Tee off, Rashid Sheikh emerged the men’s winner on a cont back score of 40 stableford points ,tying on the same points with Mohameddali Sheikh who was the runners up while youngster Adel Balala scored 36 points for the third place.

Kishor Gudka was the Best Senior on a score of 34 points and the club’s home professional Kopan Timbe took the prize for the hidden hole.

The Best caddy prize was won by Emmanuel wekesa on 38 points while Andrew Simiyu was the runners on a count back score of 35 points. air max 95 air max 95

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