Kenya Golf Guide

Kenya’s Jay Sandhu follows his tee shot at the AAGTC in Limuru today. Kenya share the lead with South Africa after Day Two.


Kenya pulled level with Day One leaders and tournament favourites South Africa at the 15th edition of Africa Amateur Golf Team Championships (AAGTC) South Africa on the second day of the event staged at par 73 Limuru Golf and Country Club.

The hosts who trailed South Africa by four shots after the opening day were aided by a great misfortune which befell the leaders whose best player, Jason Smith’s 4 under par (69) score was disqualified after he forgot to sign his card, leaving the officials with no choice but to include Jade Buitendag’s dismal 7 over par (80) in their tally.

Aubrey Beckley carded 2 under par (71) and Andre Nel’s 2 over par (75) cancelled out leaving Buitendag’s 7 additional shots bogging down the Southerners to 7 over par (226) on Tuesday’s performance and an overall 442 score.

On the other hand, golfer of the year and Kenyan captain John Karichu shook off his opening day blues to post 73 par on his home golf course while John Kariuki and Bo Ciera carded 1 over par (74) and 2 over par (75) respectively to post a joint total of 2 over par (222).

Having carded a joint a joint 1 over par (220) on the opening day, the home boys ended day to at the summit jointly with South Africa on 4 over par (442) with two day of play still pending.Jay Sandhu, Kenya’s fourth representative’s score was left out of AAGTC grading as he performed dismal among team Kenya.

Zimbabwe posted the best result on day two, scaling the leaderboard down from position five to third behind Kenya and South Africa. Visitor Mapwanya led Robson Chinoi and Tonderoi Masunga to a to a one under par (218) for an overall score of 5 over par (443), just one shot behind the joint leaders.

Uganda are fourth on the log with day one sensation Ronald Otile crumbling from his 4 under par (69) on Monday to a dismal 4 0ver par (77) while Zambia, third after day one were relegated to 5th on 456 overall score. mens nike air max 90 mens nike air max 90

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