The team of Phylis Kisuna, J. Jesang, J. Cheruiyot and J. Kisuna garnered a combined score of 157 points to emerge as the overall team winners of the 13th leg of the KCB East Africa Golf Tour at the Par 73 Kitale Golf Club on Saturday evening.
They beat their closest challengers N. Shah, P. Kusimba, M. Wekhomba and A. Kidiavai who posted a combined score of 147 points to settle for the second position.
Following their triumph, the two teams join 11 other teams that have booked a slot in the Pro-Am grand finale event set for November 24th at the Karen Country Club.
“When I woke up today, I prayed for the tournament and the sponsors. I feel proud to be part of this winning team and we cannot wait to represent Kitale Golf Club in the grand finale. Now, it is time to work even harder and prepare for the competition that will bring together the best golfers in the country.” An ecstatic Kisuna said after the prize-giving ceremony.
Experienced golfer Edwin Ruto carded 44 stableford points to be crowned the overall winner while his counterpart Michael Chege returned 43 points to clinch the men’s winner award.
In the lady’s category, Everlyn Cherop carded an excellent score of 43 stableford points to be named the lady winner while Philip Shiharsy won the longest drive award in the men’s category with Sarah Otolo claiming the ladies’ category.
Ken Matonya bagged the nearest to the pin award while Scola Onsongo claimed the staff winner award after carding 34 stableford points, Lazarus Kemei won the guest winner award with 35 stableford points.
The KCB East Africa Golf Tour action will head to Machakos Golf Club on October 7th for its 14th leg as the grand finale edges closer.