In Summary
  • The third and final leg of this year’s Ladies Coast Open Golf Championship is on at the par 71 Nyali Golf and Country Club on Thursday following the first and second events at Leisure Lodge and Vipingo Ridge respectively.
  • A strong field of 85 golfers including 11 Tanzanian lady golfers will be battling it out for 36-hole Nyali Bowl which is up for grabs in the absence of defending champion Naomi Wafula and Kellie Gachaga.

The third and final leg of this year’s Ladies Coast Open Golf Championship is on at the par 71 Nyali Golf and Country Club on Thursday following the first and second events at Leisure Lodge and Vipingo Ridge respectively.

A strong field of 85 golfers including 11 Tanzanian lady golfers will be battling it out for 36-hole Nyali Bowl which is up for grabs in the absence of defending champion Naomi Wafula and Kellie Gachaga.

Wafula has been out of action since last year, while Gachaga is currently in the United States of America.

That leaves Kiambu’s Joyce Wanjiru, Eldoret’s Esther Chumo, Nakuru’s Shiro Kaime and Nyali captain Joyce Masai to battle it out with the tough fighting Tanzanians , ed by Arusha Gymkhana Club’s Madina Idd, a past winner of the event, and another former champion Angel Eaton of Dar es Salaam Gymkhana as well as Neema Olomi of Arusha and Lugalo’s Vicky Elias.

Of the total field, in the event which comes two weeks after the men’s Coast Open, 44 will be vying for the overall title (Silver Division) while the remaining 41 will be in the Bronze division.

As usual the event will played over two rounds with the first round set for 7.15am followed by the second round at 12.30pm.

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