Female golfer Millicent Nduati was able to recover from an early score of 2 over par at the first hole to win smash home an excellent score of 43 points winning the overall title in the Biashara Na Mashujaa tournament at the par 72 Ruiru Sports Club course on the weekend.
Nduati secured her victory at the tournament, which was sponsored by Anthony Kamau and his brother Polycarp Igathe, after winning a birdie at the par-five-16th hole. This event brought in a field of 215 golfers which included Laikipia Governor Nderitu Mureithi, Soi MP Caleb Kositany, and Dr. Mukisa Kituyi.
In the men’s title, Dr. J. Karienye was able to bag an outstanding 41 points to go ahead of David Gitonga, who took 40 points, while Stanley Kingara took the third position having posted 39 points in the men’s team, where a fan had impressive earnings during the weekend for betting on golf. For the ladies’ title, Pauline Mungai was only able to defeat Muthoni Don on countback with 39 points as Tabitha Kiragu ended up with the third position with 38 points
George Ndungu and Johnson Waweru took the nines having won 22 and 33 points respectively while Patrick Theche took the gross on 84 gross as Caroline Muthiga took the best guest with 37 points. Having posted 34 points, Berenju Nugo took the lead for the top golfers as Alex Ngugi became the junior winner with 31 points.
For the nine-hole Kiambu Golf Club Course, handicap 14 Sammy Muriu posted 37 points made from 18 and 19 points to win the overall title in the Extreme Golf series event which was sponsored by Crown Paints, with Colonel Rodgers Mbithi posting 35 points to secure the men’s title after defeating Peter Mwai and Ndegwa in a countback.
While for the women’s area, Lucy Gichimbiri was seen to have won by two points after posting 36 points to defeat Wanjiru Karume, who played off handicap 5. Esther Mugure had the best score of the day after securing 38 points in the tournament.
Michael Nyangi, who defeated Geoffrey Waburu on countback after posting 19 points, and John Thongori, who carded 21 points to defeat Ken Mwaura on countback, were able to claim the nines. 126 total players were seen to have played in the Kenyan tournament.
For the Vet Lab Sports Club, Chemutai Kenei claimed the over title after posting 36 points in the Lady Captain’s event. The tournament saw Kenyan Ladies Golf Union Sarah Hoare score 34 points to claim the Silver having defeated Mercy Nyanchama with just a single point.
Catherin Mwangi won the Bronze title after defeating Grace Waiganjo on countback with 36 points. After posting 33 points, Racheal Kimani claims the third position. In the men’s zone, Kimani Njane won the title with 37 points beating both James Mugo and Parv Kavia on countback.
Coming from the Rose Naliaka Academy, Faith Ontune became the best guest on the female side after posting 36 points. Eunice Konzo took the second position with 31 points. On the men’s side, Jay Varia won the guest winner with 37 points surpassing Manyi Gunze, who took second place, with three points. Krish Beiju took the best junior with 36 points while Rohit Shah won the senior.