In Summary
  • Veteran golfer Njuguna Njioka won the gross title on 32 points and Roy Bwoma was the best guest with 39 points.
  • But the day’s best score was posted by the CIC Insurance Group General Manager Joseph Kamiri who recovered from a first hole scratch, to post 42 points that included eight pars and one birdie, to claim the staff prize.

Luther Kamau, a leading golfer at Nakuru golf club, at the weekend fired level par 39 points playing off handicap to win the overall prize in the CIC Insurance Group tournament at the par 73 Nakuru Golf Club course.

He started the day with two successive bogeys at the first and second holes, picked up a triple bogey at the par four-fifth hole, then birdied the sixth and seventh to level his score.

He then dropped a shot ninth and quickly at the 11th hole. Things however changed for the better for Kamau as he made birdies at the 13th and 14th, and at the 16th and 17th to claim the day’s top title.

Taking the men’s first prize was Peter Kikwai, who beat youngster Wasim Ali on countback with 37 points, with Miriam Wanjiku also on 37, beating Kuljit Sahota on countback in the ladies section.

Veteran golfer Njuguna Njioka won the gross title on 32 points and Roy Bwoma was the best guest with 39 points.

But the day’s best score was posted by the CIC Insurance Group General Manager Joseph Kamiri who recovered from a first hole scratch, to post 42 points that included eight pars and one birdie, to claim the staff prize.

Weekend golf round-up

At Nyahururu; CMC Motor Group Golf Day; winner- Samuel Munyua 39 pts, Men winner- Mwaura Muiru 37, Dennis Kigundu 36, Gross- Cyrus Lwenyi 82 gross, Lady winner- Susan Hiuko 29, Nines: Peterson Ndegwa 20, Wilfred Kimotho 18,

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