Kenya Golf Guide

WELL OUT: Hannah Rutenbar comes out of the bunker at the General Motors Golf Day.


Mercy Njuguna from Kitale beat over 100 seasoned golfers to win the General Motors Golf day at her home club in Kitale on Saturday.

Playing off handicap 36, Mercy carded   43 pts to emerge overall winner carding 22 on the front nine and 14 on the back nine.

Mercy played two over par on the first hole and three over par on the second hole. She recovered with a par on the third hole, got a bogey on the fourth got an impressive par on the 5th followed it up with one under par on the 6th.

Two over par on the 7th, dropped two shots on the 8th and dropped a single shot on the 9th to finish with 22 points.

At the back nine, she dropped two points on the 10th, recovered with a level par on the 11th. Dropped two shots on the 12th, dropped a single shot on the 13th dropped two more shots on the 14th, dropped a single shot each on the 15th and 16th dropped two shots on the 17th and got a solitary point on the 19th to finish with 21points on the back nine.

“The course was tough, but I played my level best, the greens were very fast and the fairways were not very windy” said an elated Mercy Njuguna after she received she overall trophy from General Motors.

Mike Arusei playing off handicap 15 was a distant second with 37 points playing 20 and 14 on the nines respectively.

Bhavi Shah with 36 points was overall third combining 17 and 13 followed by Elly Sorobea 36    points; Cherry Dale 36 points overall Fifth.

Francis Gitau 35 points, Elisha Mwei 35 points and Zipporah Kittony 34 points were 6th17th and 8th respectively.

General Motors East Africa in conjunction with Central Farmers Garage promised to continue sponsoring the event. air max air max

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