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Owiti and Mululu win Crown berger Greensomes Finals

MOMBASA
By | July 14th 2011

By FeverPitch Team

Vet lab’s Robinson Owiti and Wayuwa Mululu are the winners of the just concluded Crown Berger ‘Greensome’ tournament held at the Limuru golf club at the weekend.

Owiti and Mululu, playing on handicap 28 and 10, carded 43 Stableford points to win the grand prize of three nights for two in South Africa, courtesy of paint manufacture Crown Berger.

Wayuwa Mululu in action during Crown Berger ‘Greensome’ tournament at Limuru Golf Club on Saturday. [PHOTO:COURTESY]

The pair started the front nine with two impressive pars on the first two holes and a birdie on the third hole. They followed it up with two more pars, dropped a shot on the sixth and finished the first nine with three consecutive pars to card 25 points on the front nine.

On the back nine, the pair continued with their good run, getting a par on the 10th before dropping a shot each on the 11th and 12th and scratching the 14th hole. They recovered with two pars on the 15th and 16th, dropped a shot on the 17th and finished the last two holes with two pars to get 18 points.

"We were a great team, we complimented each other’s play, we had trouble in the second nine after we blanked on one hole, but the first nine was very good for us," said an elated Owiti after picking the prize.

Dropping a shot

Ken Mambo and Joyce Karanja came in second after posting 40 points. The pair started the first nine by dropping a shot on the first hole, carded two pars on the second and third. They dropped a single shot each on the fourth and fifth and recovered with a par on the sixth. They dropped a shot on the seventh a par on the eighth and finished the first nine with a bogey for 18 points.

At the front nine, they dropped a shot on the 10th, birdied on the 11th and 12th and got five consecutive pars on the last five holes to take home three nights for two in Mombasa.

The tournament involved pairs of players who after driving select one ball, then play alternative until the ball is in the hole.

The tournament saw over 800 players from all over the country participate from 15 venues at which an average of six pairs will qualified for a grand final.

The venues covered in this competition included Railway, Royal, Nairobi, Karen, Sigona, Muthaiga, Windsor, Limuru, Vet Lab, Thika, Nyeri, Nakuru, Eldoret Kiambu and Kericho.

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