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David Wakhu claims Diani Beach Masters title

David Wakhu was the surprise winner of the Diani Beach Masters golf tournament that came to an end today on par 72 Leisure Lodge Golf and Beach Resort.

The Golf Park golfer defeated round one leader Justus Modoya from Great Rift Valley club and round four winner Greg Snow to claim the title after with two shots better Snow.

In the third and final round, Wakhu played one under par 71, adding to his second round of three over par 75 and the first round of two over par 74 to round off with a total of four over par 220.

Following the win, Wakhu took home Sh135,000 while second placed Riz Charania from Windsor after carding one over par 73 in the closing round for 222 went home with Sh90,000 as Nyali’s Njuguna Ngugi also on 73 tied third with Frank Matilo on a total of 224.

Madoya carded 79 to drop from second to fifth place on 225 while Snow shot an awful 82 was eighth with Frank Matilo on 227, just a shot better than Dismas Indiza and Alfred Nandwa.

The final leaderboard;

  1. 220 David Wakhu 74, 75, 71
  2. 222 Riz Charania 74, 75, 73
  3. 224 Njuguna Ngugi 75, 76, 73
  4. 224 Frank Matilo 74, 75, 75
  5. 225 Justus Madoya 71, 75, 79
  6. 226 Kayyam Mandhu (Zim) 81, 71, 73
  7. 227 Jeff Kubwa 78, 75, 74
  8. 227 Greg Snow 72, 73, 82
  9. 228 Dismas Indiza 81, 72, 75
  10. 228 Alfred Nandwa 73, 76, 79
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