April 14, 2024

Latest news on GOLF

Nyali's challenging course to host the Safaricom Golf Tour's eighth round

Nyali has proven to be a challenging course owing to the coastal winds blowing from the Indian Ocean that can quite literally turn the tide of a game (pun intended) and this will certainly make for a very entertaining tour at the Kenyan coast.

Muriithi, Shah emerge top at the 7th leg of the Safaricom Junior Golf series

Speaking to michezoafrika.com after the 7th leg in Karen, Junior Golf Foundation President Regina Gachora noted how the partnership with Safaricom has supported increased participation of juniors especially noting a great surge in girls’ registration.

Safaricom Golf Tour: 70 year Riaroh triumphs at Karen

The 70 year old Riaroh, who has been playing since 1974, was in his best form, picking up a birdie on the second, a hole in one and several pars, eventually topping the log with on 43 points.

Safaricom Golf Tour heads to Karen

Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa said, “It is really exciting to host our seventh leg of the tour at Karen. I am glad to see how our golf series continues to identify, tap and nurture new talents, especially at the regional level. This indeed proves that what many of our young people need is an avenue where they can showcase their talent.”

Njoroge triumphs at Railway Club as Savannah Tour continues

Speaking at the close of the day’s action, Njoroge said, “I had a great game today motivated by a strong field.  The Savannah Tour is really doing us good and giving us very good preparations for major tournaments.”

The Making of future golf Pros – Here comes Nyambura and others

Having failed to make the cut to the Grande final during the previous leg in Machakos, 11-year-old Marya Nyambura traveled all the way to Eldoret and her pursuit for excellence was rewarded as she carded a total of 92 points to emerge the best girl on the course, thus earning herself a slot to the Grande final in Vipingo.

Alice Awiti triumphant at the Safaricom Eldoret Golf Tour

Awiti now joins five other top winners from Nanyuki, Muthaiga , Limuru, Kisumu  and Machakos for the Safaricom Golf tour Grande final in Vipingo later in August.

Home golfer Kimatu clinches Machakos leg of Safaricom Golf Tour

Playing off a handicap of 52, Kimatu scored 18 points in the first nine before returning 26 Stableford points in the second nine. This was courtesy of a single par, two bogeys and fourteen double bogeys to produce a total score of 44 points to enable him to claim the overall winner title in the fifth leg.