Muigua in 4th KAGC title victory at Winston Churchill

Elvis Muigua recorded his 4th victory in the Kenya Amateur Golf Championships (KAGC) series with Winston Cgurchill win at the par 72 Thika Sports Club today.

The Kaimbu golfer fired a total of level par 144 ahead of Nyali golfer Adel Balala and club mate Michale Karanga who tied on one shot less in 145 where the Saturday results were canceled due to heavy downpour at the club.

He said that his secret for winning was due to perfection in hitting pars, fairways and greens that earned him the points and the title.

“I really maintained hitting fairways and greens, earning pars on the course. However, it was not that easy when I hit the roughs especially in hole number 17, which is very long,” he said.

In the opening round on Friday, the champion fired two over par 74 when he rolled in an eagle on 15th hole par 5, a birdie in hole 16th par 4 and a bogey in 13th par 4 with all pars in the remaining holes.

On Sunday, he dropped a shot in one and 17th pars five and four with all pars in the remaining holes for two under par 70 for the title.

Final leader-board

  1. Elvis Muigua (Kiambu) 70, 74= 144

T2. Adel Balala (Nyali) 75, 70= 145

T2. John Lejirma (Kenya Railways) 74, 71= 145

T4. Isaac makokha (Vetlab) 72, 74= 146

T4. Micahel Karanga (Kiambu) 71, 75=146

T6. Paul Nduati (Thika Sports) 79, 73= 152

T6. Sammy Mulama (Mombasa) 76, 76- 152

T8. Amos Odongo (Golf Park) 79, 76= 155

T8. Josphat Rono (Golf Park) 75, 80= 155

T10. Geoffrey Karioki (Kisii) 80, 76= 156

T10. Steve Kiaro (Kiambu) 79, 77= 156

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