Muthaiga Golfing Club’s Jeff Kubwa shrugged off a strong obstacle in a unexpected-death enjoy-off to clinch the fourth leg of the Savannah Tour Golfing Match played at Sigona Golfing Club.
At the shut of regulation engage in, a total of six gamers were being tied on 2 less than-par 70 at the 18-hole golfing class. They have been Jeff Kubwa, Frank Matilo, Dismas Indiza, Eric Ooko, Jacob Okello, and Justus Asena.
The six-headed for a sudden-dying engage in-off exactly where Kubwa who is Kenya’s only deaf qualified golfer emerged victorious. During normal play, the initially nine proved to be demanding as he dropped shots in the fifth and seventh holes and held pars in the relaxation of the holes. He nevertheless recovered in the second 9, hitting birdies in the fifteenth and eighteenth holes, and participating in secure for pars in the rest of the holes to return a rating of 2 below-par 70.
For his efforts, he bagged Kshs. 100,000 of the prize funds.
The rest of the 5 players who tied for the next runner-up placement, in the meantime, took household Ksh. 44,500 each and every of the prize purse which was set at Kshs. 500,000.
Commenting on his get, Kubwa mentioned
“For the previous Savannah Tours that I have participated in, I have been participating in pretty effectively, but my placing has been off. So I have been operating on improving upon my putting and today I sunk a great deal of them. I strike the ball rather effectively, constantly nearer to the pin. I have never performed in a six-male playoff. It was pretty complicated but I inspired myself to go for it. I nevertheless need to have to get the job done on my putting which is superior but not terrific as I would want it to be. The event captivated a whole of 68 professional and beginner golfers who battled it out for the title.”
The Savannah Tour is a extremely fantastic event which I feel will go a lengthy way in boosting the regular of Kenyan golf. I consider that if we had began this off fairly early, we would be in a very great area in terms of the stages of golfing in the country. We thank the Savannah Tour for this chance,” he additional.
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