Cuthbert recover fro blanks to win Yara and Bayer title

Handicap 31 golfer Rosemary Cuthbert won the Yara and Bayer East Africa golf tournament played on Saturday on nine hole Eldoretr golf club.

Playing on the home course, Cuthbert cared 42 stable ford points to win the title even after shooting two blanks in both nines.

She started well sinking back to back pars in one and two dropped two shots in third par 4, shot a blank in 4th bogeyed in 5 double-bogeyed in 6 and 7, sunk deep in 7 after dropping three and recovered with a bogey in 9th par 5.

Playing handicap 31, she started second nine in a low, dropped on in 4th parred in 11th dropped in 12th and 13th blank in 14th dropped two in 15th bogeyed in 16th and 17th and ended the tournament with a par.

After a long time, Cuthbert won the title saying her game has come back.

“My secret of winning today was practice consistence in training. So happy to have won after a long time. Above all, my game has come back and motivation I got from y friends before the event,” she said.

Ravi Shah was the men’s winner on 41 points ahead of Elgeyo Marakwet county speaker Phileomon Sabulei (40) and former captain Anand Lakhani in third with 39 points.

Gracemary Karira was the women winner after carding 38 points beating immediate lady captain Jane Koech on count backs as club chairperson was third with 36 points.

Fred Kibor and Wilson Sugut were first and second nine winners with 20 points.

Jeremy Kayago and Mildred Natecho were longest drive winners in men and women respectively as Murgor was back to receive nearest to pin.   

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