In Summary
  • In-form emerging youngster Tayebjee one of the players to watch in the Prime Bank tourney at Sigona.
  • Those drawn besides Sigona members include Prime Bank guests.

Over 16 events are on this weekend at various clubs in the country besides the Kiambu Golf Club chairman’s Prize.

The local events lined-up for the weekend include the annual Prime Bank Golf tournament at the par 72 Sigona Golf Club where a least 220 players were drawn to battle it out for a number of prizes being offered this year’s event which marks its 10th anniversary.

Those drawn besides Sigona members include Prime Bank guests, who are holders of Visa Golf Card, the only Visa Gold Card in Africa. Prime Bank has for the past three years partnered with Kenya Golf Union (KGU) and the Junior Golf Foundation (JGF) in promoting golf through the Prime Golf Visa card.

In responding to the sponsorship, the club captain James Mbuthia said he was delighted to host the event.

He assured members and guests alike that the course was in an excellent condition and all set for the tournament. During the 2016 event, Karan Patel posted an excellent 43 points to walk away with the overall title. He is among those drawn this weekends he looks to successfully defend his title.

Others players to watch include youngster Adam Tayebjee, who has been enjoying a good run lately. During the Chairman’s Prize last weekend at Sigona, Tayebjee, 15, grandson of former Nation Cricket correspondent Zoeb Tayebjee, carded three over par 75 gross to claim both the gross and overall nett.

He was also placed third overall for the two days. The handicap five Tayebjee may be one of the players to watch this weekend again. 

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