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Mutahi Kibugu, Agil is Haq to lead at Junior strokeplay

Three top junior golfers Mutahi Kibugu, Agil Is Hag and Zubair Khan will be the star attraction at this week’s Kenya Junior Stroke Play championships set to tee off at par 71 Muthaiga golf clubs on Tuesday.

Fresh from competing at last week’s Victoria Cup golf tournament where Kenyan golfers defended the title for the third time in a row, the three will be yearning to extend their top performance at the championships that kicks off on Tuesday morning. Playing on home ground, Kibugu will take advantage following his 11 over par 295 to become the Kenya Junior Strokeplay golf champion. Handicap three Kibugi, carded five over par 76 to beat both Windsor’s Akshay Chandaria and Agil Is-Haq of Nyali by 11 shots. The three will face stiff challenge from Scotland-based Akshay Chandaria from Windsor and Dubai-based Kellie Gachaga from Muthaiga. The 72-hole, three-day event and one of the World Ranking events in the country, is sponsored by Crown Paints Limited for the sixth year in a row. The junior players will cover 36 holes on Tuesday, 18 holes on Wednesday and the final 18 holes on Thursday. The competition has attracted 48 junior players.
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