Zurovac, Orinda to defend Nairobi District Foursome title

Champions Leo Zurovac and Steve Orinda from Vet Lab will be facing off with Mike Ngene and John Ngure in the first round of today’s Nairobi District Foursome golf tournament on par 71 Muthaiga golf club.

Kiambu’s Ngene paired well with Ngure in the qualifying round from Kiambu, beating Thika B team comprising of Dennis Gakuo and Simon Ngugi 5-4 to make the cut.

Golf Park B team of J. Rono and P. Macharia lost at the 19th hole to Sigona A pair of Hanif Tayebjee and his son Adam Tayebjee, while Railway B got a walkover from Royal A.

in the qualifying rounds on Friday Vet Lab C won 2-1 against Ruiru B team of Chris Andrea and Jessy Ndegwa. However, Golf Park A posted a 2-1 victory against Royal B while Ndumberi’s Michael Karanga and Steve Kiaro won 4-3 against Thika A team of Edwin Kiarie and Peter Rimui.

Railway A also went through to Saturday morning’s first round after beating Ruiru A of Ben Omondi and Frank Munyuah 3-2. Railway A will meet Sigona B, while Vet Lab B takes on Golf Park C and Ndumberi will take on Golf Park.

Other matches will be between Muthaiga A and Limuru B while Limuru A is drawn against Vet Lab C with Sigona A to meet Muthaiga B while the hosting club’s C team will be in action against Railway B

The first round matches are set for 8am where the winners will return to the course for the second round at 12.00 noon, the semi-finals are scheduled for tomorrow morning followed by the final in the afternoon.

Source: Daily Nation

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