The all-female team of June Waweru, Mercy Wambugu, Susan Mwangi, and Rose Koome were crowned the overall winners of the thirteenth leg of the Road to Gleneagles Johnnie Walker Golf Series that was played at Muthaiga Golf Club.
The team scored 111 points to claim the competition’s top honors, beating the team of Kamau Thugge, Olive Njagi, Edgar Kalya, and Wycliff Kaisha who managed 104 points. Coming in third was the team of Evans Vitisa, Selest Kilinda, Phil Kinisu, and Ted Njuguna who returned a combined 101 points.
Meanwhile, John Nzioka beat Imran Rattansi on countback to emerge winner of the Men’s Category after carding 40 points. In the Ladies’ Category, Susan Kanyora was able to fend off tough competition from second-placed Olive Njagi to card 41 points against Olive’s 39 points.
In the Nines, Richard Marett carded 23 points to win the first Nine, while Rachit Patel’s 22 points were enough for him to win the second Nine challenge. In the Longest Drive Challenge, Rushabh Shah and Nolly Patel claimed top spots in the Men’s and Ladies’ categories respectively, while Tavil Sodi picked up the plaudits for the Nearest To Pin challenge.
The top three winning teams now join the list of players that will proceed to the next round of the series dubbed the Eagles Round, which will be played at the same venue. They will be aiming to qualify for the Series’ Grand Finale to be played in May at Karen Country Club aiming for the competition’s main prize – a fully paid trip to the iconic Gleneagles Golf Course in Scotland.
The Muthaiga round of the Road to Gleneagles event drew the participation of over 150 golfers. Focus now shifts to Nanyuki Golf Club which will play host to the fourteenth leg of the series dubbed Road to Gleneagles, on 9th April 2022.