Joyce Wanjiru fired a total of six over par to win the Eldoret Ladies Golf open tournament that came to an end today on par 71 Eldoret golf club.
Coming from Kiambu club, Wanjiru sealed her first win in the run up to the 2020 Golfer of the Year (GOTY) event.
“This is my first win and it is part of my training ahead of the Africa Challenge Tour (ACT) set for Namibia in March.
She registered back to back pars in opening holes one and two pars 5 and 4, dropped a shot in third and 4th parred in 5th recovered with a birdie on 6 par 4, levelled in 7th before dropping two shots in 8th par 4 and ended the inward nine with a par.
In the outward nine, she started on a high sinking her second birdie in 10th par 4, dropped one in 11th and 12th, parred in 13th, 14th, 15th, 17th and 18th as she dropped one in 16 to seal the victory.
Eldoret Ladies Open Gross Results
- Joyce Wanjiru- 77- Kiambu
- Iddi Madina- 79- Arusha
- Mercy Nyanchama- 85- Golf Park
- Nancy Wairimu-86
- Mildred Natecho- 87- Eldoret
- Agnes Nyakio- 88
- Gracemary Karira- 88 Eldoret
- Linah Shah – 89- Eldoret
- Clem Muli- 91
- Faith Mburu- 91- Eldoret