In Summary
  • Nyali lady captain Joyce Masai finished in fourth place with 150 nett.

Tanzanian ladies as expected produced their usual fireworks, to claim half of the prizes on offer at this year’s Ladies Coast Open golf series that ended at the par 71 Nyali Golf and Country Club course Mombasa on Thursday.

And leading the Tanzanian challenge was Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club’s Angel Eaton who completed a 36-hole total of 152 gross to lift the Nyali Bowl, the main event in the Ladies Coast.

The handicap five Eaton carded eight over par 79 in the first round and an impressive 73 in the closing round, to beat Arusha Gymkhana Club and tournament favourite Madina Idd by three shots.

Eaton won the first leg of the series at Leisure Lodge on 75 gross, and posted 86 gross Vipingo Ridge for an all rounds total of 313 gross.

Another Tanzanian player Lina Francis combined 83 and 78 to finish in third place overall with 161 gross. Kiambu’s Wanjiru Karume was the best Kenyan in fourth place on 165 gross after beating Esther Chumo of Eldoret on countback.

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