Kenya Golf Guide

Kisii Golf Club captain Andrew Kombo follows his tee shot during the fifth leg of the Barclays Golf Circuit at the Nyanya Club at the weekend.

Nyanza’s Ramesh Karia posted 38 stableford points to lead a group of 12 qualifiers after the fifth leg of the ongoing Barclays Golf Circuit held at the par 70 nine hole Nyanza Golf Clubs at the weekend.
Karia playing off handicap 15 posted pars on the par three hole four, par four hole six, and par four hole nine for a first nine total of 19 points. In the second nine, he posted pars on the par four eleventh hole, par three 13th and par four 15th for a score of 19.
“Today was my day. I gave not been playing good golf of late and I am actually shocked by this achievement,” said Karia.
He added: “I used to play well sometime back but my golf form dipped and by winning the fifth leg of the Barclays Golf Circuit, I believe I’m recovering my form and I plan to carry the same form to the Grand Finale at Karen Golf and Country Club in February.”
Maurice Oduor enjoying his home course settled for the runner-up position in the day long competition, after posting 37 stableford points.
Prashant Thakrar beat Kericho’s D. Hunjan and home player Geoffrey Obuon on a back-to-back countback to secure the third position on 36 points (16, 20). Hunjan was fourth on 36 points (17, 19), while Obuon was fifth on 36 points (20, 16).

Barclays Consumer Banking director Zahid Mustapha continued his dominance in the staff category, making it four wins out of five competitions. This time, the handicap 24 player garnered 38 points,
while Paul Otieno won the guest prize on 34 points and David Biegon was the guest runner-up on 28 points.
Betty Bisonga was the lady winner on 36 points, while Martha Okelo finished as the runner-up in the category.
Speaking during the prize giving ceremony, Tony Mulisa, the Barclays Director of Treasury Business said he was happy with the large turn-out of players brought from Kisii, Kakamega, Mumias, Kericho, Nandi Bears and the home club.
“Today’s event was a difficult one and participants need a part in the back. We would also like to take this opportunity to roll out prestige banking portfolio, which has unsecured loan facility of up to Sh4 million and a secured loan facility of up to Sh7 million,” said Mulisa.
He added: “The Barclays Golf Circuit is a tournament that we hold dear as Barclays, not only because of the brand association but also the role that this tournament has played in nurturing golf talent in the
country. This was evident from the exemplary performance of last editions Barclays circuit finalists during the premier Barclays Kenya Open tournament.”
The overall winner during the grand finale will land a fully paid golfing tour on the expansive golf courses in South Africa, while the top 20 at the finale will get slots to play at next year’s Barclays Kenya Open Golf Pro Am.
From Nyanza, the Circuit action will move to Thika Sports Club on October 12 for the sixth leg.
Nyanza leg qualifiers: Kisumu-Ramesh Karia, Maurice Oduor, Prashant Thakrar, Geoffrey Obuon, W. Nyambogo, J. Pabarai; Kericho-D. Hunjan, F. Maiyo, D. Biegon; Kisii-George Mainye, Charles Aburi; Mumias-D. Achila. cheap nike air max 90 mens cheap nike air max 90 mens

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