In Summary
  • The handicap five Khanyereri over the weekend beat Eldoret’s Esther Chumo 4-3 in the final match of this year’s championship held at Sigona Golf Club.

Royal Nairobi Golf Club’s Serah Khanyereri is the new Kenya Ladies Amateur Matchplay Championship.

The handicap five Khanyereri over the weekend beat Eldoret’s Esther Chumo 4-3 in the final match of this year’s championship held at Sigona Golf Club.

Khanyereri, a product of the Rose Naliaka Golf Academy, made it to the final after beating Golf Park’s Ashley Awuor, another Naliaka Academy player, 6-4 in the semi-final while Chumo beat home player Jaini Shah 1up.

Shah had earlier eliminated defending champion Kellie Gachaga with a 3-2 margin in a match Gachaga should easily won having led 3-up at one stage.

In the Silver division championship, Koki Muia beat Wayua Mululu 5-4 to claim the title after beating Rose Mambo at the 20th in the semis where Mululu beat W.Gakuo 2-up.

Muia had earlier beaten Yu Hu 3-1 in the quarter-finals while Mambo eliminated Nancy Kiengo 4-2 and Mululu send away P. Wangongu with a 2-up margin while the last quarter-final match saw Gakuo beat Lucy Muhinga 2-1.

The new Bronze division champion is Thika’s Petty Kigwe, who beat R. Wainaina 2-1 after beating Anne Kabugi 5-3 and Wainaina beat Rosemary Mkok 5-3 in the semi-finals.

At Kiambu Golf Club, Daniel Kamau carded an impressive 41 points to retain the AHF Chairman’s golf tournament.

Mark Ndungu claimed the men’s title with a score of 39 points, beating Simon Kamunge, Nathan Kigotho by one point.

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