Kenya Golf Guide

OOH YES: Japheth Kagondu reacts after sinking a long putt during the inaugural Signon Group Golf Day at the Karen Golf and Country Club at the weekend.


Mucai Gathu clinched   Signon Group golf tourney over the weekend, beating a full house of seasoned golfers to walk home as the champion of the first of many golf events to be sponsored by the transport logistics and clearing and forwarding company.

Playing off handicap 14, Gathu playing at his home ground started the front nine with an impressive par, but dropped a single shot on the 2nd and 3rd respectively.

He recovered with a par on the fourth, dropped a shot each on the 5th and 6th bounced  back with a par on the 7th before dropping a shot each on the last two holes to finish the nine with 19 points.

At the back Nine Gathu dropped a shot on the 10th, got a level par on the 11th and 12th, dropped a single shot on the 13th and got a two club on the par 3 14th hole.

He dropped a single shot each on the 15th and 16th and romped home with two pars on the 17th and 18th to finish with 21 points.

‘’Am very elated to be here, it was a while since I won any golf tournament, and I am thankful. I played a tactical game, kept my ball on the fairway and am glad it paid off ‘’said Mathu after receiving the winners prize from Signon Group MD Meshack Kipturgo.

Maina Mukoma can in second a single shot from Mucai. The handicap 15 combined 20 at the front nine and 19 at the back for a total of 39 points.

Maina dropped a single shot on the first three holes before recovering with a par on the 4th, he then dropped a single shot on the 5th and 6th came back strong with two pars on the 7th and 8th and finished with a bogey on the 9th for 20points.

At the back nine, bogey on the 10th, he followed it up with two pars, dropped a single shot on the 13th, 14th 15th got a par on the 17th and bogey on the last two holes to finish with 19 points.

Honorable Minister for Information and Technology Samuel Poghishio was third with 39 points beating Salma Mazrui-Watt on count back.

Wesley Koech, David Muriithi and Salma Nazrui-Watt won the two clubs, each of the going home with 27 golf balls.

Ted Macharia got the Nearest to the pin prize awhile Ruth Cheluget and Andrew Gachaga took home the longest drive women and men respectively.

John Wainaina got 21  points on the first nine to clain the prize   for best nine and  Mwangi Muthee took home the Best 2nd nine with 21 points.

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