Kenya Golf Guide

Louise Njoroge comes out of the banker during the Kenya Power Golf Day at the Karen Golf and Country Club on Friday.


Limuru’s Charles Kariuki returned a score of a life time to be crowned the overall winner of this year’s Kenya Power Open Day tournament held at the par 72 Karen Golf and Country Club on Friday.

Kariuki playing off handicap 27 carded an impressive score of 42 stableford points to rule the roast at the daylong tournament.

He had a double bogey on the par five hole three, but recovered to leveled the par four holes eight and nine for a first nine score of 23 points.

In the back nine, Kariuki who claims this was one of his best performances in his golfing career, dropped three shots on the par four hole 13, but recovered with two pars on the par three hole 16 and par five hole 18 for a second nine score of 19 points.

“I had great morning today, I was hitting the balls hard on the fairway and my putting was great. I think I’m now becoming a serious golfer,” said Kariuki.

Sigona’s J. M. Bamrah needed a second nine score of 19 stableford points to beat three other opponents and secure the men winner prize on a total of 36 points. He beat Tom Simba, Ken Mungai and Kenya Open Limited chairman Peter Kanyago on count back.

In the first nine, he leveled par four hole eight to end the front nine on 17 stableford points. In the second nine he had pars on the par four 12th hole, par five 15th hole and par five 18th hole for a total of 19 points.

Tom Simba was the men runner-up also on 36 points and was followed by Mungai in the men third spot and Kanyago scooped the men fourth prize, both with similar scores of 36 points.

Mukami Gatonye of Vet Lab was the lady winner on 40 points. The handicap 12 player had four pars in the first nine where she also sunk a birdie on the par three fifth hole to end the nine on 20 points.

In the second nine, she sunk another birdie on the par five fifteenth hole and posted three pars for another identical score of 20 points. Beatrice Kamau was the lady runner-up on 36 points.

Samson Wisuve won the staff prize on 34 points and was followed by J. Wanyoike on 31 points in the category’s second position.

Mercy Kebaara had the lady’s nearest to the pin, while David Muthike won the men’s nearest to the pin prize. Joyce Gakunda had the women’s longest drive and Tom Mulwa had the men’s longest drive prize. maillot de foot 2018 maillot de foot 2018

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