Kenya Golf Guide

TOO CLOSE TO CALL: Nyanza’s David Odhiambo in action recently. He is currently training the leader by a single shot at the on going Uganda Open.


Nyanza’s David Odhiambo today shot two under par 69 to end the day tied second with Uganda’s Denis Anguyo in the leader on a total of two under par 140 after two rounds of thrilling action at the on going 72nd Uganda Open at the par 71 Kintate Golf Club in Entebbe.

Odhiambo who played level par 71 in the first round yesterday improved on his score and is now trailing overnight leader Deo Akope by a single shot. Akope today also played two under par 69 for a total of three under par 139 after managing one under in the first round on Wednesday.

First day leader board winner, Dismas Indiza of Mumias Golf Club who set an early pace with a brilliant four under par 67 score after the first 18 holes, fumbled today as he could only manage four over par 75 and is now placed fourth on the leader board with a score of level par 142.

“My target on day two was to play a stroke less on each hole. I am happy to be leading the standings”, Akope told Kawowo Sports.

Ndiza himself sunk 4 over par 75 gross and fell to 4th on the leader board, where the top 24 professionals have made the cut.

Kenyan golfer, John Wangai returned the best score of the day, 67 (5 under par).

Some of the renowned names to miss the cut include, Uganda’s national team head coach, Amos Kamya, his Kenyan counterpart, Anil Shah, South Africa’s Allan Michelle, Entebbe’s duo of the club pro, Dickson Lagoro and the course green keeper, George Olayo, Ian Odokonyero, Herman Mutawe, among others.

The professional defending champion, Vincent Byamukama is joint 14th alongside Kenyan left hander, Richard Ainley.

24 professionals have made the cut for the main stake $ 40,000 (U.shs 100M) courtesy of the prime sponsors, East African Breweries Limited, under the Tusker Malt brand.

Leader board after round Two: (Top 15):

1 – Deo Akope (Uganda) 70 , 69 (139)

T2 – Denis Anguyo (Uganda) 71, 69 (140)

David Odhiambo (Kenya) 71,69 (140)

4 – Dismas Ndiza (Kenya) 67, 75 (142)

T5 – John Wangai (Kenya) 76, 77 (145)

Joseph Karanja (Kenya) 73, 72 (145)

T7 – Sefatsa Teboho (South Africa) 74, 73 (147)

Njuguna Ngugi (Kenya) 74, 73 (147)

T9 – Mwenda Pole (Zambia) 73, 71 (148)

Tongoona Charamba (Zimbabwe) 75, 73 (148)

Ooko Erick Obura (Kenya) 71, 77 (148)

Jacob Okello (Kenya) 73 , 75 (148)

Fred Wanzala (Uganda)

T14 – Richard Ainley (Kenya) 76, 73 (149)

Vincent Byamukama (Uganda) 76, 73 (149) cheap nike air max 90 mens cheap nike air max 90 mens

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