Leading by example, Malindi golf club captain Walter Juma was crowned the winner of the fourth leg of the Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) title on his home turf over the weekend.
Playing off a handicap 17, carded an impressive 42 stable ford points to claim the title, beating his closest challenger, Peter Pohland, on 39 points net standings with over 70 other players on the cpurse.
He fired identical 21 in each nine Pohland, carding 16 points in the first nine and 23 points in the second nine.
“First, I would like to thank DTB for organizing such an excellent event here at our very own Malindi Golf Club. I am delighted to have emerged as the winner of the fourth golf tournament of this year’s title,” said Juma.
“My first nine was excellent, and so was my second nine. Our well-maintained Malindi Golf course enabled me to play competently. I intend to build on this win in more of the series and secure my title as the ultimate grand winner. We, as the Malindi Golf Club, look forward to more partnerships like these that help grow the golf sport in Malindi and promote golf tourism in the Kilifi region,” he added.
Handicap 52, Njambi Wasige won in the Lady Winner Category with 40 points, overcoming her closest competitor, Nancy Gatwiri, who garnered 38 points in the Lady Runner-Up category.
Njambi carded 17 points at the front nine and 23 points at the back nine making her the Lady winner.
James Mutua won in the Men Runners-up category with 37 points and the Staff Winner category was won by Dr. Kennedy Nyakomitta on 25 points.
The 1st Nine Winner was won by Enzo Zilettti while the 2nd Nine position was won by Alloise Ogolla.