Kenya Golf Guide

Naomi Wafula receiving her prize of Overall Best Girl player of the year 2014 form KLGU Chair lady Mary Wambugu at Royal Club today.


Teenagers Naomi Wafula and Mathew Wahome are Kenya’s best junior golfers of the year. The duo, feted at Royal Nairobi Golf Club yesterday by the Junior Golf Foundation (JGF) in an Order of Merit calculated on best ten rounds of past twelve months, averaged stroke index of 75.1 and 73.1 respectively to emerge winners.

Tahir Mohamed was crowned top boy aged between 16-18 years with a 74.8 score. Mary Monari won the girls’ equivalent with a 78.6 mark. Agil Hag was named boy player of the year in ages 13-15 with a stroke index averaging 75.5. Kellie Gachagua scooped the girls equivalent at 80.6 avarage stoke index.

Ikinu Wambugu and Ashley Awuor respectively won the best boys and girls under 12 category.

The awards gala was preceded by a 54-hole Royal Junior Strokeplay championship which was won by John Mburu who totaled 228 gross after carding 81,72 and 75. Gurdit Bhachu emerged overall net winner following a (68,66,70) 204 net while Mathew Wahome was third best.

Members of the JGF formed part of the national team that represented Kenya in the East Africa Challenge in Uganda, Zone VI in South Africa and the inaugural president cup in Zambia-where Kenya won the team trophy. nike air max ladies nike air max ladies

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