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Incredible Karanga wins Manchester Salver in Eldoret with course record

Kiambu’s Michael Karanga extended his winning formula by recording his 13th victory of the Kenya Amateur Golf Championships (KAGC) at the par 73 Eldoret golf club.

The series leader won the Manchester Salver title in a congested field when he fired five under 208 to win the title.

In the third and final round, an eagle in the 18th boosted his victory after birdies in three par 4, 8th par 4, 13th par 5, 14th par 4 and 16th par 3 with all pars except in dropping two shots in 10th par 4.

Third and final results

  1. Michael Karanga (Kiambu) 70, 72, 66= 208
  2. John Lejirma (Kenya Railways) 75, 69, 76= 220
  3. Kenneth Serem (Eldoret) 76, 75, 70=221
  4. Josphat Rono (Golf Park) 68, 78, 76= 222
  5. Aron Kitur (Eldoret) 73, 73, 77= 223

T6. Elly Barno (Nandi Bears) 76, 74, 74=224

T6. Raphael Leming’ani (Ruiru) 76, 74, 74= 224

8. joseph Gathumbi (Kenya Railways) 73, 76, 73= 225

T9. Sammy Mulama (Mombasa) 79, 73, 74= 226

T9. Robert Khayeka (Eldoret) 78, 73, 75= 226

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