Mike Kisia, Edwin Mudanyi, Dennis Saikwa, Alfred Nandwa, John Karichu, John Van Liefland, Agil Is Haq, Kenya Golf Union, KGU, East Africa Challenge Cup, Simon Njoroge, Kibugu Mutahi, Great Rift Golf Resort, Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club,

Africa Amateur Golf: Kenya drops

Kenyan golfers dropped to 9th position on day two of Africa Amateur Golf tournament in Zimbabwe’s par 72 Elephant Hills Golf Course today.

The national team posted a poor 232 in the second round of the Bank Africa sponsored tournament as defending champions South Africa took a commanding lead with 19 shots.

Captain Alfred Nandwa of Kenya Railways was on top form firing one over par 73, dropping two shots on the opening of one under 71 and dropped to fifth in the individual category.

Kenya Amateur Golf Championships series leader John Karichu from Limuru club fired five over par 77 an improvement from day one by a two shots before Vetlab’s Edwin Mudanyi, who lost a ball on the first and fifth holes, produced a poor 82 with youngster Kibugu Mutahi posting 83, a three shots improvement from his first round’s 86.

This saw the team drop to ninth position with a team aggregate of 456 after two rounds.

Kenyan performance

Alfred Nandwa 71+73=144

John Karichu 79+77=156

Edwin Mudanyi 74+82=156

Mutahi Kibugu 86+83=169

South Africa 211 +209= 420

Egypt 219+220= 439

Zimbabwe 225+215= 440

Reunion 222+221= 443

Swaziland 226+220= 446

Mauritius 230+223= 453

Tunisia 229+225= 454

Zambia 226+229=455

Kenya, 224+232= 456

Uganda 236+225= 461

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