Kenya Golf Guide

Rhys Davies of Wales follows his tee shot today. He is third on the leader board.


French man Adrien Saddiers today sprung to the lead as Barclays Kenya Open’s round two came to a close at Muthaiga Golf Club after he picked birdies on holes 7 and 8 to upset a more than eight hour lead from Finland’ Kalle Samooja.

Samooja 29, attached to Aura Golf Club was at the helm of the leader board for most part of the morning and afternoon with an eleven under par score until Saddiers, having teed off on par five hole ten in the afternoon, got the last nine and leveled the score on hole seven.

Saddiers birdied the par four hole eight and went on to level the par four hole nine to culminate his play top of the leaderboard. Enroute his lead, the French had closed the first round on a three under par 68 but came back stronger for a second round on nine under par 62.

The 24 year old attached to Esery Golf Club started off well with back to back birdies on the par five hole ten and par three hole 11. He levelled four more holes and made two birdies before finishing the first nine with an eagle for a perfect score of 29 in. He made three birdies on the second nine and leveled the rest for a 33.

Third placed Davies Rhys from Wales was consistent in his play having posted a six under par 65 on the first round, he went on to grab a four under par 67 on the second round for a total of ten under par 132.

First round’s leader, South Africa’s Jaco Ahlers had a bad day in the office after he picked a double bogey on the par 3 hole 13 and managing three birdies on the course for second round total of one over par 72 but still made cut after and a cumulative score of six under par 136.

Defending champion Sebastian Soderberg withdrew from the competition after suffering a shoulder injury after the first round.


Leader board after Round 2:

1.Adrien Saddier (Fra) -12

2. Kalle Samooja (Fin) -11

3. Rhys Davies (Wal) -10

4. Aaron Rai (Eng) -9

T5. Jacques Kruyswijk (SA) -8

T5. Matt Wallace (Eng) -8 pandora charms uk pandora charms uk

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