Home player Raymond Keter led his team of Kibet Too, Joel Chebon, and Ngetich Ignatius, to emerge the event’s overall winners at the Kericho Golf Club. The team carded a combined 115 points to win the 8th edition of the ongoing Johnnie Walker Series dubbed ‘Road to Gleneagles’.
The team that came in second was led by Kericho Club captain David Biegon and comprised of Edward Masiga, Wesley Siele, and Chris Birgen. They managed to card a combined score of 114 points. They were closely followed by the team led by Erick Mutai, Julius Rono, Patrick Cheruiyot, and Patrick Langat who carded 113 points.

Maurice Gregory At The Johnny Walker Golf Series Kericho. Photo Courtesy

Meanwhile, Billy Sambu scored 32 points to emerge as the winner in the Men’s Category, just one point ahead of James Kabiru who posted 31 points.
In the Ladies’ Category, Elizabeth Ngeny posted 33 points to claim the top spot, ahead of Eleanor Wambui who scored 21 points. In the Longest Drive challenge, Geoffrey Kariuki and Faith Chemutai were the stars in the Men’s and Ladies’ categories respectively.
In the Nines, Apaka Rangita and Graham Hally were the stars in the first and second Nines having scored 18 and 17 points, respectively. Meanwhile, Collins Kipkurui claimed the Nearest to the Pin challenge prize to close the day’s accolades.

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The Kericho series of the events attracted over 100 golfers drawn from the clubs in Nakuru, Kisii, and Kakamega, with players battling it out to qualify for a slot in the tournament’s Eagles Round. Here, the top team will win a fully-paid trip to the iconic Gleneagles Golf Course in Scotland.
Focus now shifts to the Karen Country Club for the 9th event in the series to be held on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

By Ariel Okall


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