Jack claims Vetlabs Captain prize: Mwaura claims Vet Lab Captain golf prize

Jack lifts Vetlabs Captains prize Outgoing Vetlabs sport club captain Rakesh Lakhani in action during the Captains prize, November 26, 2017. PHOTO: Mose Sammy, Standard

Jackson Mwaura returned a score of 37 differential points to triumph during the term-ending Captain Rakesh Lakhani’s golf tournament played at the par 72 Vet Lab sports club on Friday and Saturday.

Played under different weather conditions that saw early and late golfers get the best of the day, some tricky pin positions led to excellent scores for the event that saw 400 golfers grace the two day event.

Mwaura, playing off 2, did 76 nett on Friday and 36 stableford points on Saturday for a differential score of 37 to lift the Overall prize during the Simba group corporation and Prime Bank-sponsored event.

Njani Nderitu, playing off handicap 9, was overall second on 76-36=40 differential points, Moses Yator settling for overall third on 75-34=41 differential points.

Overall ladies medal went to Rachel Ndei on a score of 71-23=48 differential points.

Vet Lab and Kenya team player Edwin Mudanyi emerged the Overall Gross prize winner on a 71+76=147 with the Overall Senior prize going to Mbatia 77-28=49 deferential points.

Round 1 men winner prize went to Amit Modi on 71 nett while Orlando Lyomu playing off handicap 25 posted a solid score of 44 stableford points to claim the Guest prize. Ebill Omollo won the Longest drive prize in the men category as Dorcas Mukabi took the Longest Drive prize in the Ladies category.

Rajesh Lakhani settled his tee-shot 6 inches from the pin to claim the Nearest to the Pin prize in the men category but missed on the Hole-in-one prize, a Sh9 million BMW X4 sports, parked next to the greens, as Mercy Nyanchama won Nearest to the Pin prize in the ladies category.

Mathew Omondi bagged the Pro’s prize, taking Sh25,000 kitty on 73 gross as Albert Orende got Pro’s runners-up on 74 Gross Sh15,000, with Charles Wangai tying with Nelson Simwa on 76 Gross, taking home Sh5,000 each.

Nahashon Okemwa was men’s Caddy winner, John Jaoko was second as Sarah Bisesa nailed Lady Caddy winner’s prize.[Sammy Mose]

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