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Chinhoi swings into Safari Tour victory at Royal

Zimbabwe’s Robson Chinhoi swung into the victory at the second leg of Safari Tour golf series on par 72 Nairobi Royal golf club.

Chinhoi fired a record five under 67 in the 4th and last round to claim the title after tying on top with Kenya Railways club player Samuel Njoroge in the penaltimate round on Wednesday.

The visitor started on high in the first round firing one under 71 followed by level and three under 69 in the third round to complete the four rounds with -9 for a total of 279.

It was the biggest margin as second placed Njoroge fired level 288. Njoroge played four over 76 in the last round after starting with level in the first round, one under in second and three under in third.

First leg winner Greg Snow completed the podium with +1 289 after shooting level in the last round. Snow who took the leader board in the second round fired one over in first round, three under in second and three over in third.

4th and final round leaderboard

1. Ronson Chinhon- 71, 72, 69, 67= 279 (-9)

2. Samuel Njoroge- 72, 71, 69, 76= 288 (0)

3. Greg Snow- 73, 69, 75, 72= 289 (+1)

4. Erick Ooko- 72, 72, 75, 73= 290 (+2)

5. Simon Ngige- 72, 75, 71, 74= 292 (+4)

6. Brian Njoroge- 75, 76, 73, 69= 293 (+5)

6. Alfred Nandwa- 73, 77, 73, 70= 293 (+5)

6. Mohit Mediratta- 74, 76, 74, 70= 293 (+5)

9. Jacob Okello- 78, 72, 73, 71= 294 (+6)

9. Robinson Owiti- 73, 75, 75, 71= 294 (+6)

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