In Summary
  • She beat D. Bett by four points while another lady golfer Eunice Korir was third with 39 points

  • At Thika Greens, Lieutenant General Jackson Waweru playing off handicap 13 carded a total of 38 points, to top the Kenya Defence Forces category

  • At Ruiru Sports Club, handicap 24 Ben Kanyi combined 24 and 24 for an impressive 47 points to win the Oxygene Communications golf tournament

Kericho lady golfer Florence Kirui was in her best form over the weekend as she posted an excellent round of 45 points, to claim the overall prize during the Crown Paints sponsored Silicone Stableford Challenge at the par 71 Kericho Golf Club course.

She beat D. Bett by four points while another lady golfer Eunice Korir was third with 39 points after losing the runners-up prize to Bett on count back. D. Sum settled for fifth place on 39 points. To complete the main prize list was L. Koech on 38 points.

The nines went to J. Chebong on 21 and F. Maiyo with 22 points. Winning the longest drive contest were K. Mutai and Eunice Korir while Kibet Too won the nearest to pin prize.

At Thika Greens, Lieutenant General Jackson Waweru playing off handicap 13 carded a total of 38 points, to top the Kenya Defence Forces category during the Kenya Army Commander’s (Lieutenant General Walter Laria Koipaton} Trophy golf tournament.

He won by two points from P. Munguti who returned 36 points while in third place was S. Waigwa with 35, one better than fourth-placed M. Kinyanjui while in fifth place was Major D. Ng'ang'a on 33 points. In the member’s category, Julius Gichimu carded 40 points, to win ahead of Macharia Wandere on 39 points.

Paul Ngugi finished third with 38 points and leading the guests was M. Kinyua on 44 points, two better than H. Musili. Taking the first prize among the ladies was Carol Kibanya with 37 points, beating Margaret Kalekye by four points. The nines went to Patrick Karanja on 22 and Andrew Miheso who also carded 22 points.

Taking the longest drive contest for the men was Charles Rob while Carol Kibanya won the ladies prize. Major General Francis Ogolla won the nearest to pin for the men while the ladies prize went to Betty Mutua.

At Ruiru Sports Club, handicap 24 Ben Kanyi combined 24 and 24 for an impressive 47 points to win the Oxygene Communications golf tournament. He beat men winner Ben Ndungu by six points while Paulino Mutegi was third on 41 points, one better than Stephen Mwitari.

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