Vet Lab’s Edwin Mudanyi will face of with Karen Challenge defending champion Paul Muchangi in this weekend’s Karen Challenge Trophy, the Kenya Amateur Golf Championships (KAGC) series to be played on par 71 Karen golf and County Club course.
Mudanyi, who is second on the KAGC table Nyali’s Daniel Nduva, the Kenya Amateur Match Play champion with 394 points after ten meetings across the country.
Mudanyi, who missed the Nyanza Open popularly referred to as Hippo Pot for nursing hand injury will be seeking to bounce back on top an defend his overall KAGC title.
“I want to play well in these championships and defend my title. Apart from playing in the Kenyan series, I will be taking part in the Uganda Open in late September in Uganda before playing Tanzania Open,” said Mudanyi.
At Karen, golfers will be playing three rounds of 54 holes in the two day event that starts on Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon.
“I have had a good break. I think I needed a good break after international events (Victoria Cup and KCB Karen Masters) I played though it wasn’t supposed to be due to an injury and am good to go for the reminder of the calendar,” added Mudanyi.
Last year, Limuru’s Muchangi ousted club mate and then defending champion John Karichu on round three to win the title with seven over 223 gross.
He played three over gross 75 in the opening round, four over in the second and level par in third and final round to claim the title.