Over 250 golfers to grace Thika's Chairman Prize tourney

Onesmus Gachuno in action during Railway Captain Nathan Njuguna 2022 prize on November 26, 2022. [Mose Sammy, Standard]

The par-72 Thika Sports Club will on Friday and Saturday play host over Chairman Edward Nyamu 2022 prize.

Over 260 golfers have been drawn up for the tournament presented by Ruiru based Dashui Water Drillers Limited specializing in geological surveys, borehole drilling, pump installations and borehole solar powering.

Other sponsors include; Davis & Shirtliff, Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Giant Millers, Ananas Mall, Minet, EABL, KETEPA, Fidelity Insurance. Thika Greens Golf Resort, Nanyuki Sports Club, Lucozade Energy, Ribena, Dove, Medicel and Level Handicap Group and Friends of the Chairman.

Golfers are set for an exciting outing with an array of fabulous prizes up for contention with the course set to spice up things too.

“We are proud to be the official sponsors of Thika Sports Club’s league team "The Spartans" who won their maiden Nairobi District League 2022 and glad to be sponsoring this year’s Chairman’s Prize as part of our clubs centenary celebrations this month.”

Managing Director S Githiaka, Dashui Water Drilling Limited. With the current rains being experienced in the area, the course is in pristine condition and it is playing a short but the greens are holding but equally very fast.

Players will have to be calculative on hole number 13, usually hole number 17 due to the rearrangement of the course for the chairman’s prize. A stroke index 1, dogleg left with water hazards on the approach and on either of the fairways and tilting 437 yards for men and 320 yards for ladies.

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