Kenya Golf Guide

The winner of the Kenya Power Diani Beach Masters, Stephen Omondi, receives his prize from the Kenya Power Chief Manager in-Charge of Nairobi, Joseph Masibo.


Home player Stephen Omondi, a handicap-6 golfer, is the winner of the Kenya Power Diani Beach Masters 2012. The locally based golfer, who learnt his golf at Leisure Lodge, took full advantage of his knowledge of the golf course to emerge victorious.

Omondi posted scores of 35 and 39 stableford points through the first and second rounds for a toal of 74 points. With this victory, Omondi claimed the coveted Diani Beach Masters Green Jacket.

Speaking at the prize giving ceremony, Omondi thanked Kenya Power for supporting the event. “I am very pleased to have won the first Kenya Power Diani Beach Masters, it is a real privilege and I want to thank Kenya Power for supporting this event,” he said. “With over 150 golfers in contention, competition was naturally fierce and am thankful to John Davies Junior the golf professional here at Leisure Lodge for his guidance and support.”

Congratulating the winners, Kenya Power’s Chief Manager In-Charge of Nairobi Region, Joseph Masibo, said he was pleased with the level of golf skill displayed at the championship. “As sponsors, we are pleased with the level of competition and comraderie displayed by all the participants of the 2012 Kenya Power Diani Beach Masters,” Masibo said. “We are pleased to have welcomed the top Kenyan Elite amateur golfers, the best talent from Tanzania, the elite junior golfers from Nyali and golfers from across the country.”

Ronald Omariba, also from Leisure Lodge, finished second with a total of 72 stableford points from both rounds. Omariba scored 37 points through the first round and 35 points in Round two. D’Assche Edouard, a handicap-11 golfer finished third with a total of 71 points, beating Charles Sire on count-back.

David Opati, the 2011 Diani Beach Masters champion had the best Gross rounds, finishing 2-over par gross in Round One and 4-over par gross in Round two for a gross total of 150. Joseph Waweru Karanja was gross runner up with gross rounds of 74 and 77 for 151 gross. Nelson Simwa finished a shot behind on 152 whilst CJ Wangai finished on 154 gross.

Frank Roman was the best placed Tanzanian with a combined stableford score of 69. The top Tanzanian lady golfer, Angel Eaton finished with 67 points. canada goose homme canada goose homme

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