In Summary

  • Nakuru was delighted to be hosting the most awaited weekend golf tournament proudly sponsored by KenGen Kenya at Nakuru Golf Club.
  • Handicap 16 player Francis Kioni beat more than 170 golfers to win the KenGen Golf Tournament at the Nakuru Golf Club over the weekend.
  • Pancras Kuria was the men’s category winner with 37 Stableford points while Beatrice Bisonga hit 35 Stableford points to win the ladies’ category.

Businessman Kioni wins KenGen Golf Tournament in Nakuru

Nakuru was delighted to be hosting the most awaited weekend golf tournament proudly sponsored by KenGen Kenya at Nakuru Golf Club.

Nakuru Golf Club captain Matthews Maiyo encouraged parents to enlist their children at the club for training.

The KenGen strategy and innovation director David Muthike said the tournament also seeks to create awareness on environmental conservation.

He added that it also offers an opportunity to plant trees in line with the government’s agenda of planting 15 billion trees by 2032.

“KenGen has a target of planting and growing half a million trees per year. We have, today, planted 5,000 trees at the Nakuru Golf Club and donated another 5,000 tree seedlings,” he said.

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The aim was to win a tournament that had players from Mombasa, Limuru, Karen, Nyahururu, Kericho, Naivasha and Nyeri golf clubs.

The Golf Tournament Results

Handicap 16 player Francis Kioni beat more than 170 golfers to win the KenGen Golf Tournament at the Nakuru Golf Club over the weekend.

In the front line Kioni scored 21 points and at the back line it scored 19 points. Kioni attributed his win to the competitiveness of the members of his group.

This is what he said, “Sometimes one loses, the other time they succeed and today was my day to succeed. With a good team, one can conquer everything.”

He was followed by Titus Lusaka who had 39 points and the third was Mandeep Jajuha who had 38 points. The competition was that stiff.

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Pancras Kuria was the men’s category winner with 37 Stableford points while Beatrice Bisonga hit 35 Stableford points to win the ladies’ category.

“The junior category winner was 13-year-old Peter Gathogo, a handicap 9 who finished at 35 Stableford points having shot 16 in the first nine and 19 in the back nine,” the Nakuru Golf captain said.

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