Saturday, 11 August 2012

Nduva triumphs at the Crown Berger Kenya Junior Championship 2012

By Fred Maingi in Nairobi

Daniel Nduva claimed this year’s Crown Paints sponsored Kenya Junior
golf Championship on thursday at the par 72 Muthaiga Golf Course.
Playing off handicap 4, the Nyali-based Nduva posted a gross score of
303 after a successful rounds of 73(1 over), 84(12 over), 72(level
[par)  and 2 over on the final round.

“I found the greens very fast but the weather favored my fairway play
compared to Nyali where strong ocean winds are a bother. I always
opted for a 4 iron on downhill fairways which enabled my tee-shots to
be on the fairways. “Said Nduva after receiving his prize and trophy
from Crown Paints, Rakesh Rao.

Nduva’s last round of 2 over comprised of 3 birdies on par5, par 4 and
par 5; 4th, 15th and 18th holes respectively.

He shot pars on 1st, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 16th and 17th holes
dropping shots on the rest of the holes.

Playing off handicap 26, home club Nikhil Rawal posted the overall
Nett winner after posting a Net score of 254 in successful rounds on
65, 65, 63 and 61 in the final round.

In an event which attracted around 80 Junior Golfers aged between 8
and 18 years drawn from all parts of the country,Nyali golf  became
the Overall inter Club winners with 10 Junior golfers emerging on the
first 20 positions overall.

Mutahi Kibugu playing off 6, was the Gross winner on the 12 years and
below category after a successful rounds of 92,88,98 and 107 for a
total gross of 385.

The current National Junior Champion Naomi Wafula from Rose Naliaka
Academy was the Gross Runners up with a gross score of 317 in the
13-14 years category. Mathew wahome from Windsor was the winner in the
category with a gross score of 313.
All the winners in the various Categories were awarded trophies by the
sponsor Crown Paints.

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