By Oscar Pilipili
Home player James Karanja managed 217 gross to finish second, while David Opati, who before this event was leading Kenya Golf Union Keringet Goty standings, finished third on 218 gross.
The victory earned the winner (Joseph) Karanja 12 Goty points while (James) Karanja gained 10.5 and Opati nine.
Other golfers who earned Goty points during the Keringet sponsored Limuru Open event are: Simon Mwangi (7.5), Francis Kimani (6) M Omondi (3.5) and gross round one winner E Ooko (3.5).
Gross round two winner A Chelogoi, playing off handicap four, and A Kinuthia playing off handicap four each scooped 0.75 Goty points during the event Saturday.
Nett round one winner was handicap 7 S Gatere on 72, while Dennis Maara playing off handicap four was the runner-up on 70 with R Njoroge playing off handicap four occupied third position on 70 nett. The prize of best junior went to handicap 14 Is Haq Agil who posted 227 nett
In Muthaiga, Kamau Thugge, a handicap eight golfer, played the game of his life to emerge victorious at the PwC Corporate Golf Day.
With this victory, Thugge won a fully paid golf trip to the 2012 Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Sun City Golf Resort in South Africa. Playing in calm conditions, Thugge fired up the front nine, posting an impressive 2-under par gross score for a total of 24 points.
“I have been a member at Muthaiga for many years and I have played this golf course on several occasions, but this was the golf of my life,” Thugge commented after his round.
On the back nine, Thugge went easy on the gas pedal posting a 3-over par gross score for 19 points and a total of 43 points.