In Summary
  • At Vet Lab Sports Club, lady golfer Rose Mwarania walked away with the overall title in the Kenya Ports Authority Golf Day after posting 38 points with Paul Kanyeki clinching the men’s first prize on 37 points after beating Allen Dennis and Joseph Kirui on countback.

Home player Francis Kirika beat club mate Michael Gitari on countback to clinch this year’s Polycarp Igathe golf tournament at the par-72 Ruiru Sports Club course at the weekend.

In the tight but high-scoring tournament, Kirika and Gitari had both carded 20 and 21 for 41 points each, but it was the last six holes where Kirika parred the 13th and 15th holes, beating Gitari on countback. Gitari, who scratched the 17th, went home with the men’s first prize after winning by a point from Isaac Nguku on 21 and 19 while Thika’s S.M. Kihiro, on 39, was third.

Winnie Kamau, on 38 points, claimed the ladies first prize after beating Jane Mwaura and S. Patel on countback. Nakuru’s Eric Nyaga emerged the best guest on 40 points, winning ahead of Martin Murimi of Nakuru on 38 points while Lucy Gichimbiri was the lady guest winner with 34 points. The nines went to Joseph Kamiri on 24 and Jimmy Kamau with 19 points.

MWARANIA WINS

At Vet Lab Sports Club, lady golfer Rose Mwarania walked away with the overall title in the Kenya Ports Authority Golf Day after posting 38 points with Paul Kanyeki clinching the men’s first prize on 37 points after beating Allen Dennis and Joseph Kirui on countback.

Wilberforce Nadida was placed fourth with 36 points and taking the ladies first prize was Jane Mwangi on 37 points. She beat Esther Chumo by two points as F. Wagura on an amazing 44 points was the best guest, beating John Paul by nine points.

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