In Summary
  • Nairobi District tourney final settled in tense play-off.
  • Brilliant pair pushed all the way by Railway’s Njoroge and Felex at Muthaiga.

The pair of Vet Lab’s Robinson Owiti and Edwin Mudanyi beat the hot charging Railway’s team of Samuel Njoroge and George Felex at the 22nd hole, to retain the Nairobi District Foursomes title at Muthaiga Golf Club at the weekend.

The two teams had squared the match at the 18th hole thanks to the veteran Owiti’s putt which forced the play-off.

“We played and combined well with Mudanyi, but the final match was our toughest, more than last year’s final," said Owiti, one of the best match play golfer in the country.

Owiti and Mudanyi who had eliminated Muthaiga “B”’s team of Neer Chandaria and youngster Kibugu Mutahi 5-3 in the semi-finals, were two holes down with three holes to go.

“Njoroge and Felex are very strong players and its our long time experience which made us overpower them’’ said Mudanyi.

The Vet Lab pair however managed to claim the 16th, halved the 17th before Owiti sunk a crucial putt at the 18th to force the play-off.

 “Our win was to prove that we are the best in Nairobi District Foursomes and a clear indication that we won the league last year," said Owiti.

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