Kenya Golf Guide

Division A category winner Betty Gacheru receives her award from IMG Kenya CEO Peter Gacheru during the Ninth Ladies Medal Tournament at Karen.


Karen Country Club’s Betty Gacheru carded a score of 71 nett to claim victory in the Division A event of her home Club’s ninth Ladies Medal tournament which was held on Wednesday, July 5, 2023.

She finished one better than Jacintah Wambugu, who secured second spot in the Division having carded a round of 72 nett. Jacintah’s efforts were enough to edge out Shirley Scroggie who finished third in the group with a round of 73 nett after countback.

In Division B, Evelyne Otsyula emerged the winner having carded a round of 68 nett to finish four better than Ann Mbogori, who secured second position, with a score of 72 nett. Ann’s efforts saw her finish above Susan Kasinga, who carded a round 73 nett to clinch third position.

In Division C, Eve Mwangi emerged triumphant with a remarkable 39 nett.

In the Nines challenge, Rose Mambo and Wahu Nyairo delivered exceptional performances, scoring 32 and 33 nett on the first and second nine holes, respectively.

In the putting challenge, Louisa Gitau claimed victory having holed the ball in just 28 putts.

Meanwhile, Rhoda Mwebesa emerged the gross winner having carded a score of 89 gross after countback.

The ladies-only event, which was sponsored by Integrated Marketing and Communications Agency IMG Kenya Limited, attracted 52 female golfers from the club. The event was the ninth of twelve Karen Country Club’s ladies’ events for the year.

Speaking during the prize-giving ceremony, IMG Kenya CEO Peter Gacheru said:

“We are proud to have sponsored the Karen Country Club’s ninth Ladies Medal tournament. Golf represents more than just a sport to us at IMG Kenya; it is a platform that allows us as a company to interact with our stakeholders and forge valuable partnerships,” he said.

“By supporting this event, we aim to promote and celebrate the incredible talent and achievements of female golfers that this golf club is blessed with. We believe in fostering a culture of inclusivity and empowerment, and this tournament serves as a great platform to showcase that commitment. We are honored to be a part of these ladies’ journey and look forward to witnessing their continued success on and off the course,” he added.


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