Mike Arusei edged out Ruth Kae on count back to lift the 2019 Kitale Chairman’s Putter title played on Saturday on par 73 Kitale golf club.
Arusei, teeing off handicap 16 played level with Kae handicap 19 on 69 stable ford points to lift the new chairman’s cup Michael Kimutai who assumes office for the next one year after Dickson Masindano’s time came to an end.
The home player started on a low note, dropping a shot in the opening hole one par five, recovered with a par on par five before sinking deep, dropping four shots in third, bogey on 4th recovered with a par, bogey and back to back pars to end the opening nine.
Luck came in the second nine when he birdied on 17th par 3 with a low start after dropping a shot on ten, 14th, 15th and 16th and played level on 12th, 13th and 18th.
- Mike Arusei -69
- Ruth Kae- 69
- Jane Kisuna- 73
- Nathan Chesang- 73
- Clara Chesire- 74
- Sandhya Shah- 75