NAIROBI, Kenya- John Mwangi, playing off handicap 7.3, emerged the overall winner of the 2017 Lady Captains Prize Golf Tournament over the weekend at the Limuru Country Club to commemorate Lady Captain Rosemary Wainaina.
Muthoni Kihanya of SportPesa was in among the honours when she won the long-hitting drive award at the weekend event that attracted over 200 golfers from around the country on the lush greens of the club located in the Kiambu County.
Participants and attendees witnessed a touch of tactical class as Mwangi held his nerves to card 40 stableford points to beat his close rival and club-mate Timothy Njehia, playing off handicap 15.4 by a single stroke.
Speaking to SportPesa News, Victor Gichuru, the Chairman Limuru Country Club, paid homage to the Lady Captain event.
“There has been changes in the club after we put in the essential measures of mowing the playing fields so that golfers can enjoy level playing green,” added the Chairman.
Sponsored by leading bookmakers; SportPesa under the flagship campaign Tujiamini, with the firm’s Global Chief Marketing Officer; Joyce Kibe, among the main guests.
“Today (Saturday) has been a fantastic day because participants had fun. This is the second year SportPesa is partnering the Lady Captains Prize Golf Tournament and we are proud to be associated with Limuru Country Club that is doing great in encouraging career development through auspicious occasions such as this tournament,” the Marketing Chief underscored.
“The course was playing well and the weather was wonderful because it was partly cloudy and these factors favoured my kind of play”, Timothy Njihia who carded 39 points on the course noted.