Junior Golfer Mumbi Gatu lift NCBA golf title in Limuru

Junior golfer Mumbi Gatu carded an impressive round of 49 points to emerge the winner of NCBA Bank golf series at the Limuru Country Club.

The 11-Year-Old junior golfer became the second junior golfer to claim the overall winner in the Series, fitting in the shoes of twelve-year-old Nathan Mwangi who claimed the Karen Country leg.

She becomes the Series’ 13th overall winner and books a slot, together with the other top four finishers at the Limuru event, to play at the grand finale which will be held in December in Karen. 

She finished the round ten points clear of her nearest challenger, zero handicap Dennis Maara, who ended the day with 39 points to claim the winner’s slot in the Men’s category ahead of handicap 15 Ken Anunda who claimed the runner-up spot with 39 points. 

Among the ladies, handicap 24 Grace Kimeria carded a round of 38 points to claim victory in the category ahead of handicap 31 Priscilla Waithaka who carded a round of 36 points to finish runner-up.

In the nines, handicap 19 Steve Okello was the winner in the first nine with 23 points, while Ng’ang’a Mathu claimed the win in the second nine with 20 points. Among the juniors, Asa Dinkins (handicap nine) was crowned the winner with 35 points, while Paul Jakaa (handicap 17) emerged staff winner with 30 points. 

In other events, John Wambari emerged the overall nearest-to-the-pin winner, with James Kimani claiming victory in the Men’s category, while Wairimu Maina clinched the win in the ladies’ category. 

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