Household player Nelson Nyoike conquer a field of 253 golfers to earn the 13th leg of the Safaricom Golfing Tour held at the par 72 Vet Lab Golf Club.
Taking part in off handicap 21, the sixty-two calendar year outdated golfer capitalized on the dwelling benefit and his fantastic type to write-up 22 factors in the front 9 before doubling the scores in the back again 9 to submit a full of 44 points courtesy of twelve pars, four double bogeys and two bogeys enabling him to claim the in general title in advance of Watson Burugu with 40 details.
” I played quick to gain the event courtesy of many pars. The program was in ideal ailment, and I had very good firm with my four-ball staff players, who also played a more substantial part in today’s victory. It is my initially earn of the sequence, and I sense excellent about it as it has presented me a unusual opportunity to represent my home club in the finals. I know it will be rough competing versus the very best golfers from other golfing clubs throughout the nation, but I will test my best and make confident I deliver the victory property,” explained. Nyoike
Nyoike results in being the next eldest golfer to earn the Safaricom Golf Tour after the seventy-year-outdated Don Riaro of Karen Golfing Club. He joins other winners from the earlier twelve tournaments to fight it out in the grand finale to be held in two weeks at Vipingo Ridge in Kilifi County.
The corporate tournament also ran alongside the Golf Outreach dubbed ‘Golf Mtaani’ held at Kabete VetLab Major College, with 80 younger men and women getting an prospect to discover basic abilities about golfing from Safaricom’s golfing experienced trainers.
Taking part in off handicap 27, Jane Wakobi claimed the Ladies’ major prize with 37 points immediately after beating her club-mate Rose Mwarania, who experienced carded 37 Stableford details.
In the guests’ portion, Karen-primarily based Vice-captain Chris Pasha scored 41 details to win the group title.
Beatrice Kamau and Calden Smith emerged the winners in the longest travel contest, with Joe Kimani settling for the Nearest to the pin award. Gulraj Sehmi and Philip Wahome won the greatest entrance and back 9 awards, respectively.
In the Employees category, enjoying off handicap 25, Erick Mugo capitalized on his very best kind to guide the group on 37 details beating the many-time winner Martin Mabuya.
The Vetlab match has captivated 175 juniors taking section in the juniors’ tournament today, Sunday, 17th July, with 40 aspiring juniors attending the golf clinics at the very same facility.
The 14th leg which also marks the last tournament of the sequence ahead of the grand finale in Vipingo is scheduled for 30th July at Nairobi Royal Golfing Club.
The tour has so far attracted about 7,000 golfers who have taken aspect in the different tournaments, junior clinics and outreach programmes.
As element of developing the activity among the junior players in the region, Safaricom has partnered with the Junior Golfing Basis to faucet and nurture youthful expertise. The juniors can register with the Junior Golf Foundation (JGF) for KES.1,000, which grants them accessibility to enjoy at any golfing club in the place
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