In Summary
  • Margaret Kamau emerged the best lady after posting 39 points, beating Irene Wamoro by two points while Beth Ngugi on 36 was third
  • During the October Mug played on Saturday at the same venue, Kenya Golf Union (KGU) chairman Anthony Murage won the gross title with a score of five over par 77 gross
  • At Vet Lab Sports Club, Jackson Maalu carded 42 points to win the overall title in the Muringo Mureithi Memorial Trophy

Two pars in the last three holes were a big boost for Joseph Wahome as he completed an 18-hole total of 40 stableford points to emerge as the overall winner of the Mwangi Kiunjuri Golf tournament at the par 72 Ruiru Sports Club course over the weekend.

Playing off handicap 14, Wahome had made a birdie at the second hole, pared three holes thereafter though, it was the pars at the 16th and 17th for 19 points which made all the difference, having posted 21 points at the front nine.

He beat men winner Kamau Kimenju who carded 22 and 17 for a total of 39 points, a score that included 10 pars. Finishing second in the men’s section was Kenneth Waruingi on 38 points after beating third placed Paul Gichu on countback.

Margaret Kamau emerged the best lady after posting 39 points, beating Irene Wamoro by two points while Beth Ngugi on 36 was third. The two nines went to John Kilonzo and Anthony Muigai with 22 points each as Machakos Golf Club’s Muli Kavita emerged the guest winner with an impressive 39 points.

At Karen Country Club, James Gitoho won the All Saints Cathedral Charity tournament on Friday with an excellent score of 43 points which was triggered by a birdie at the par four-first hole, followed by six pars thereafter, to win by two points from Leonard Matheka while Stanley Kebathi beat Charles Njendu on countback with 40 points for the third prize. The nines went to M. Njonjo and Vianney Rusagara on 20 and 21 points.

OCTOBER MUG

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