Kenya Golf Guide

PROMISING: Nyali's youngster Daniel Nduva follows his tee shot during the Chartis Insurance Golf Day at the par 71 Nyali Golf and Country Club at the weekend.


A last minute level par addition at the shortest par three of the par 71 Nyali Country Cly, the eighteenth hole was enough to propel Suhas Gudka to Victory in this year’s annual Chartis Insurance Tournament.

The one day stable ford tournament played at the weekend which was sponsored by Chartis Insurance Company, saw Gudka post a count back score of 39 stable ford points to emerge the overall winner.

Playing off handicap 32, Gudka rolled the only level par on the par three-sixth hole and a mixed pot of bogeys in the outward nines for 19 points.

She returned in the inward nines posting two level pars in the par-three-tenth and the last hole with another set of mixed bogeys in the rest of the holes to add 20 points   to claim the victory in the event that attracted 120 golfers from golf clubs of Nyali, Mombasa, Leisure, Vipingo, Malindi and guests of the sponsors with valid handicaps.

“I am glad to have won the event, although it was not easy due to the slippery greens and tough pin positions,” said Gudka.

She tied on the same points with Oliver Khabure who was declared the Men’s winner and Kim Lanxe was the runner up on a point behind.

Kelli Muindi scored a count back score of 37 points for the third place, tying on the same points with Allan Dainty who was placed fourth.

Farida Saeed who also posted 37 points was declared the Lady Winner and the former Mombasa Golf Club Lady Captain Margaret Mugambi was the runner up on a score of 36 points.

Schoolboy and National junior golfer Daniel Golfer was the junior on a score of 36 while John Smith scored 34 points to claim the Best Senior Slot.

George Gathuri was the Guest Winner on a score of 34 points and Steve Likonyo had 23 points to claim the Staff prize while Nearest to the pin prize was won by John Riley.

Wanjiru Ikua and Rohit Devani were the winners of the best first nine and second nines respectively. airmaxoutlets airmaxoutlets

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