April 14, 2024

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The Safaricom Golf tour heads to Vet Lab for Penultimate round

The Twelve-year-old Kanana Muthomi carded 41 points to claim the best Girl title last weekend at the Airforce outing, this being her second crown after also taking the top prize in the category during the fifth leg of the tour in Machakos.

Lt. Col Mulwa earns Vipingo ticket with Airforce Drive

Playing at his Eastleigh Airbase home turf Lt. Col Mulwa, playing off handicap 27, carded 18 points in the front nine before returning 25 points in the back nine courtesy of a birdie at hole 17

Zawadi and Mbagi claim the Junior Titles at the Safaricom Golf Tour in Nakuru

Six-year-old Lynette from Nyali golf club produced a splendid 37 gross to lead her group and claim the overall best girl title with Nakuru-based junior John Mbagi emerging the best boy after posting a gross of 84 points.

Safaricom Golf Tour: Kiplenge triumphs in Nakuru

Playing off handicap 16, the 17-year-old Kiplenge carded 18 points on the first nine to combine with impressive 23 points courtesy of an eagle at hole thirteen and several pars and bogeys to beat a field of 246 golfers to claim the overall title on 41 Stableford points.

Nakuru plays host to Safaricom Golf Tour

“Nakuru is the fourth event being held in the Rift Valley region and in the previous three tournaments, we have experienced massive turnouts, especially from the juniors. This is a clear indication that the Rift region can produce the next generation of the country’s top golfers,” said Peter Ndegwa, CEO, Safaricom.  

Sorobea wins the 10th leg of Safaricom Golf Tour in Kitale

It was at the back nine where he doubled his effort and produced an impressive 23 points courtesy of a birdie at hole 15 to claim the overall title with a total of 40 stableford points in the event, which attracted a field of 133 players with the majority coming from South Rift, North Rift, Nyanza, and Western Clubs.

Juniors Soni, Mengi shine as Kericho look up to better Golf times ahead

The Kericho Golf Club was started in 1927 and Munga Marisoi is the oldest member of the club having started playing there in 1950. He says, “I started playing here when it was just a small course with forests all around us, that was in 1950.”

Safaricom Golf Tour : Dr. Kipkirui wins in Kericho

The Safaricom Golf Series now moves to Western Region, Kitale Golf Club on 11th June for its tenth leg. The tour has so far drawn over 4,800 golfers who have taken part in the tournaments, junior clinics and outreach programmes.  

Safaricom Junior Golf: Jamal siblings crowned champions in Nyali

At Nyali, the Safaricom junior golf competition attracted kids as young as six years, a real experience on how the tournament is offering rare opportunities for the young to spur their dreams. This, in addition to the free introductory junior golf clinics that were held alongside the tournament.

Safaricom Golf tour: Home-based Chauhan joins list of finalists after Nyali triumph

Chauhan carded 24 points in the front nine and 20 points in the back nine courtesy of seven pars and double bogies to beat a field of 222 participants