The second leg of the NCBA Golf Series came to a thrilling conclusion on Saturday, 15th April 2023, with over 200 golfers competing in a tightly contested tournament at the Limuru Country Club.
Peter Muchangi emerged as the Overall gross winner of the tournament, with an impressive 73 gross points. John Kariuki, playing off handicap 1, took home the Men’s Category with 76 gross points, followed closely by Solomon Mumbi, playing off handicap 4, with 79 gross points.
In the Ladies’ Category, Noni Wanyee, playing off handicap 14, secured victory with 84 gross points, while Dr. Caroline Wangari, playing off handicap 9, finished her round with 86 gross points to secure second place.
In other results, John Odhiambo and Joseph Kihanya emerged as winners in the Nines contest, with 37 and 36 gross points, respectively, winning the two categories.
At the same time, Jelani Kihanya, playing off handicap 9, won the Juniors Category with an impressive score of 82 gross points, claiming the bragging rights in the category.
Meanwhile, NCBA Group Retail Director Tirus Mwithiga, playing off handicap 17, put up a stellar performance to emerge top in the Staff category, while Bill Emase, playing off handicap 11, was the top Guest player on the day.
Speaking after the event, Mwithiga said, “We are delighted to have hosted another successful leg of the NCBA Golf Series, which has become a highlight on the Kenyan golfing calendar. We would like to congratulate all the winners and participants for their excellent performance and sportsmanship throughout the tournament.”
“Tournaments like the NCBA Golf Series provide an excellent platform for golfers to showcase their skills, and we are proud to support the growth and development of the sport in Kenya. We are honored to have been part of this event and look forward to continuing our support for the golfing community in Kenya,” he added.
The NCBA Golf Series is organized by NCBA Bank in partnership with golf clubs across the country and is fully sponsored by the bank. This year’s series features 16 senior’s qualifier events and a juniors tournament to be held at Nyali Golf Club.
The next leg of the NCBA Golf Series will be held at Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club on 22nd April 2023.