In Summary
  • Patrick Kingori, one of the leading amateur golfers at Thika Sports Club, put up a brave fight against single-figure handicap opponents to win the fourth edition of the annual Kahawa Sukari golf tournament at the weekend.
    The handicap four Kingori bogeyed the sixth and seventh holes and wound up the nine with a birdie at the par five-ninth for 19 points in the first nine.
  • He started his campaign in the back nine with a bogey at the par five-10th, dropped two shots at the other par five-(15th) but two birdies in between( 11th, 14th) saw him close with another 19 for a total of 38 points. 

Patrick Kingori, one of the leading amateur golfers at Thika Sports Club, put up a brave fight against single-figure handicap opponents to win the fourth edition of the annual Kahawa Sukari golf tournament at the weekend.
The handicap four Kingori bogeyed the sixth and seventh holes and wound up the nine with a birdie at the par five-ninth for 19 points in the first nine.

He started his campaign in the back nine with a bogey at the par five-10th, dropped two shots at the other par five-(15th) but two birdies in between( 11th, 14th) saw him close with another 19 for a total of 38 points. 

He beat men’s winner Peter Ruku and Simon Ngugi (8) by a point. Ruku double-bogeyed five holes and eight single bogeys for 37 points, same as Ngugi who birdied the first hole, made 10 pars with six bogeys and a double to finish second. Finishing in third place with 36 points was Simon Mburu.

The ladies title went to Linda Kinyua on 36, beating Jessica Kimathi by a point

The sponsors were led by Nicholas Kabare who carded 32 points, to win on countback from Paul Kamau Waweru while Samuel Chege Muiruri was third on 31 points, after beating Moses Mburu on countback.

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