Limuru club’s John Karichu redeemed his image to win the Kabete Open, the Kenya Amateur golf championships held over the weekend at Vet Lab Sports club.
The former Golfer of the year champion completed the 54 hole with three under par 213 gross defeating the defending champion Edwin Mudanyi after carding two under par 70 in the first round, level par 72 and one par 71 to clinch the title just a week after finishing second in the Uganda Open at Entebbe Golf club.
Simon Njogu carded 73, 76, and 73 for the second place, just two shots better than home player Mike Kisia on 223.
Taking the three rounds gross were George Felix (73), Robinson Owiti (71) and Edwin Mudanyi on 71 gross. The nett rounds winners were Leo Zurovac on 70 nett, Raphael Lemengai on 71 and Peter Ekai who carded 71 nett.