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Nanyuki based golfer Cyprian Bundi tee off during the first leg of Safaricom Golf Tour at Nayuki Sports Club.


Former caddie and Nanyuki based golfer, Cyprian Bundi claimed the first leg of Safaricom Golf Tour after returning 39 stableford points in a colourful event held at Nanyuki Sports Club from Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th January 2022.

Mr. Bundi returned a total of 19 stableford points in the first nine and 20 on the second nine, totaling an impressive 39 points to secure a slot in the Grand Finale of The Safaricom Golf Tour to be held in Vipingo Ridge, Kilifi County, in August.

“I have come a long way, having in mind that I started my golfing career as a caddie and today, I am the winner of the Safaricom Golf Tour. I look forward to representing my club at the grand finale in Vipingo,” said Cyprian Bundi.

Taking the ladies top prize was Marion Githinji who posted 33 to win by one point from Dr Susan Ngure.

The first leg of Safaricom Golf Tour culminated in the Junior Golf Tournament, which saw Belinda Wanjiru emerge as the best girl with 76 points, while Justin Ngeera emerged as the best boy with 72 points.

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Junior golfer Belinda Wanjiru (left) receives an award from Jackson Mutua of Safaricom.

“I started golf when I was three years old and the journey has been quite tremendous as I have kept improving my scores. My parents have been a great inspiration as they keep encouraging and supporting me in golf. I thank Safaricom for this tournament as it will help nurture and grow more young talents into the sport,” said Belinda Wanjiru.

The golf tour in Nanyuki attracted over 50 junior golfers and 52 corporate golfers who took part in the eighteen-hole tournament, which was preceded by a community outreach engagement at Kano Grounds in Nanyuki town.

Safaricom has invested Ksh 100 million in the golf tour, which aims at nurturing and growing talent in the country. The tour will be played in 14 golf clubs across the country.

After Nanyuki, the tournament proceeds to Limuru Golf Club on 26th February 2022 before heading to the Muthaiga Golf Club.

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