Kenya Golf Guide

Ruiru Golf Club chairman Peter Mwaura (second right) with members of his four ball during the Saturday event.


Handicap 28 Anthony Kimani beat a large field of 247 players to emerge the overall winner of this year’s Ruiru Sports Club Chairman’s Prize at the weekend.

Kimani amassed a total of 43 points to carry the day. After his round, he alluded better preparations and jokingly connected his victory to the balls listening to his mother tongue as the reasons behind his win.

“I was well prepared for the competitions,” Anthony said. “I was here on Thursday for another competition which I used to prepare for today’s encounter but also I think the balls heard my mother tongue and obliged.” He jokingly finished.

In other results Isaac Githinji playing off handicap 10 emerged victorious in the men’s category A of player with handicaps between 1 and 12, winning by 37 points to see off stiff competition from handicap 6 Frank Munyuah who had 36 points and handicap 4 Bernard Omondi who managed 34 points.

Ciira Kiiyukia playing off handicap 14 won the Men’s category B made up of players with handicap 14 to 20 after he posted 40 points.

The men’s category C that was made up of players with handicap 21 to 28 was won by KRA’s handicap 28 player Terra Saidimu on 39 points.

The ladies prize category saw handicap 31 Salome Mwaura walk home with the prize on 37 points after seeing off stiff competition from handicap 23 Catharine Gitonga who had 36 points and Millicent handicap 36 Nduati who managed 36 points.

Dan Lubanga playing off handicap 28 emerge as the Men Guest winner on 36 points while handicap 20 C. Agengo was the Lady Guest winner on 32 points.

Handicap 19 D. Kitheka was the KCB Staff winner on 33 points while S. Nyaoke playing off handicap 20 won the KCB Guest winner category on 35 points.

Fredrick Wagura won the KRA Staff winner category while father Nicholas and Father Mwaura won the Clergy and Past Chairman categories respectively.

Club Chairman Peter Mwaura was thankful to the golfers, fans and sponsors for making the event a success during his prize giving ceremony speech.

“It was an excellent outing, fielding about 250 golfers for a smooth play on the course. I appreciate the golfers from across clubs who graced the occasion. This goes a long way in cementing Ruiru Golf Club’s stature as the emerging golf hub,” said Mwaura.

He added: “I pass my sincere gratitude to the golfers, fans and all the sponsor who have made today’s event a success.”

Tropikal Brands (Afrika) Limited was the anchor sponsor of the event that had attracted other brands such as regional lender KCB Bank, Communications firm Oxygene MLC, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) East Africa Breweries limited (EABL), Isuzu East Africa among others.

Comments are closed.

 canada goose sale