Muthaiga Golf Club’s Greg Snow returned a round score of par, 72, to see him maintain his stay at the top of the Sigona Golf Club Safari tour leaderboard, on a gross score of 2-under par, 142, heading into the penultimate round.
The Johnnie Walker sponsored Snow who started the round as joint leader alongside Thika Golf Club’s Simon Ngige, went about his round cautiously owing to the windy conditions, dropping a total of three shots; at the seventh, eighth and seventeenth, while hitting birdies at the fifth, ninth and fifteenth for a round score of par.
Snow sits one shot ahead of Zimbabwe’s Robson Chinhoi, who also returned a score of par, to take his total to 1-under par, 143. On his part, Ngige returned a score of 2-over par, 74 to see him drop to third place on a gross score of par, 144.
The day’s leading score came from home pro Sujan Shah, who carded a round of 2-under par, 70, courtesy of three birdies, that came in quick succession at the 11th, 12th and 13th coupled with one dropped shot, at the fourth, to see him move into 9th place on the leaderboard.
The Professional Golfers of Kenya captain, CJ Wangai, who also calls Sigona home, returned a round score of 1-under, 71, to see him ascend to T11, on a gross score of 5-over par, 149. The other big mover after the round two was hard hitting Dismas Indiza who also returned a 1-under par score, to earn him 5th place on the leaderboard, on 2-under, 146.
A total of 21 golfers including one amateur, managed to make the CUT, which was set at 8-over par and will consequently play in the third and fourth rounds. Jacob Okello, Alfred Nandwa, Nelson Mudanyi and Kennedy Abuto are among those who missed the CUT.
Round three action tees off at 8AM, with the field now focused on a stake of the prize money and the valuable Road to 2020 Magical Kenya Open points