Alyssa Jamal and Aydan Jamal win Safaricom Junior Tourney at Nyali

 

 Rising Junior golfers and siblings  Alyssa Jamal and Aydan Jamal were crowned the  winners of the Safaricom Juniors tournament at the  par 71 Nyali Country Club.

The two siblings, also students at Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa, posted a stunning gross of 83 and 93 points in an eighteen-hole tournament to claim the best girl and boy titles, respectively, during the juniors tournament that drew 63 junior participants from all the six counties of the Coast including Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, Tana River and Taita Taveta.

 

Alyssa Jamal, the overall Girl winner at the eighth leg of the SafaricomJunior Golf tournament at Nyali Golf Club.

 

“I want to thank Safaricom and Junior Golf Foundation for organizing this junior event here in Mombasa. I also thank my brother for winning alongside me in today’s tournament. It is fantastic for the two of us and our parents. My first nine was a little bit tough, I scored nine over, but my second nine was good with two over, “said Alyssa Jamal

Playing in the Boys’ category 7 years and below, Jeff Kibe produced an impressive gross of 51 points to lead Justus Wagura, who finished second with 61 points. Aarna Mengi scored 51 points to beat her closest challenger Irene Asiyo with 56 points in the Girls 8 years and below category.

Back to the other top score, 12-year-old Mwai Mariga, scored 100 points to lead his team in the 12 years Boys’ category with an outstanding performance at the course, where finishing second was Larson Odoo with a score of 111 gross.

 

 

Alyssa Jamal, the overall Boy winner at the eighth leg of the SafaricomJunior Golf tournament at Nyali Golf Club

 

Meanwhile, Nathan Mujomba continued to dominate the 13-14 years Boys’ category after an outstanding performance at Karen Country Club. He scored 93 points to lead his team in Nyali, with Abdala Tokal taking the second position.

In the 15 years and above Girls’ category, Rasmeet Kaur emerged as the best girl after scoring 87 points ahead of Harsimran Kaur, who had garnered 93 points. Taking home the 15 years and above Boys’ category was Elvis Nickolas with 100 points.

The Safaricom Golf Tour  has six legs to go and is expected to culminate to a finale in August at Vipingo Ridge,Kilifi County. Kericho Golf Club is expected to host the next round of the series on June 4th 2022.

  

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