Teenager Sahil wins Yamumbi golf tourney in Eldoret

Teenager Sahil wins Yamumbi golf tourney in Eldoret

Teenager Sahil wins Yamumbi golf tourney in Eldoret

Teenager Sahil Aggarwal beat experienced golfers to win the inaugural Yamumbi golf tournament at the par 71 Eldoret Golf Club on Saturday.

Playing off at handicap 17, she shot 7 under gross to win the highly contested tournament.

Sahil dropped five pars, two bogeys, double bogey and a birdie for 31 points in the first nine and shot four bogeys, three pars, a bogey and a birdie totaling to 33 points in the second d nine.

Lady captain Esther Chumo came second with 5 under gross while K.Kimosop placed third after garnering 4 under gross.

The year ten students at Gulab Lochab Academy in Eldoret said he played with a good team of golfers which motivated him.

“I was in the group of our captain Joseph Watunu and he kept encouraging me. I am delighted by this victory since I have been harboring a dream to play professional golf in future,”Sahil who is a 14-year old student said.

Fourth placed Aman Gujral shot 3 under gross beating Ankit Patel to fifth on count backs with the same score margin.

Daina Chemweno settled sixth with 1 under gross same with Prabh Lochab however she beat him on countback while Rishab Lochab, former club captain James Waweru and John Barorot  each shot a par to closed the top ten in that order on count backs.

Tom Mutei and Diana Chemweno won the first nine and second nine prizes each on 33 gross.

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