Messo wins Kericho leg of NCBA Golf Series

Monday, November 15th, 2021 00:00 | By
Kericho golf club winner. PHOTO/COURTESY

Handicap 26 golfer Tobias Messo carded a remarkable round of 41 points on Saturday to emerge the overall winner of the 21st leg of the ongoing 2021 NCBA Golf Series which was held at the scenic Kericho Golf Club.

His stellar outing at the event saw him secure a slot to play at the Series’ grand finale which will be held next month at the Karen Country Club. 

Tobias was one point clear of nearest challenger, Dalveer Hujan – at handicap 14, who emerged the winner in the men’s category with 40 points; three better than handicap 13 player, Leonard Soo, who took the runner-up position having carded a round of 37 points.

Among the ladies, handicap 22 player, Florence Kirui, posted a score of 36 points to top the leaderboard in the category ahead of handicap 18 golfer Eunice Korir who ended the round with 33 points to claim the runner-up position. 

Meanwhile, NCBA Group Director for Retail Banking, Tirus Mwithiga, – playing off handicap 16 – carded a round of 28 points to emerge the best staff winner at the event. 

Among the juniors, handicap five, Victor Maiyo, was crowned the winner having carded an excellent round of 31 points.

In the nines, Wesley Basuben, playing off handicap 24, and Jared Mogeni, playing off handicap 20, bagged the top honours in the first nine and second nine with 20 and 24 points respectively, while Eunice Korir bagged her second trophy of the day having won the nearest-to-the pin contest. 

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