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Isaac Matubi wins  NCBA Golf Series Leg  in Muthaiga

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Isaac Matubi emerged victorious of the sixth leg of the NCBA Golf series after returning 36 stableford points at Muthaiga Golf Club.

Matubi, playing off handicap 10,was peerless in Division One category that featured golfers with handicaps of up to 12. Junaid Manji, a handicap 2 golfer, closely followed in second place with 35 points.

Reflecting on his win, Matubi said, “The course at Muthaiga is always challenging, but today I felt very confident with my game. Maintaining focus and composure throughout the round was key, and I am happy to have come out on top in such a competitive field.”

The tournament, which marked the sixth edition of the series, attracted over 200 amateur golfers who vied for top honors.

The Division Two Category, for golfers with handicaps between 13 and 24, saw Yogendra Nandha clinch the men’s title. In the ladies’ division, Sajni Shah, playing off handicap 21, delivered an outstanding performance, carding a total of 40 stableford points to claim victory.

In Division Three, which features golfers with handicaps of 24 and above, Rebecca Juma emerged as the champion. Playing off a handicap of 32, Juma carded a round of 33, narrowly beating Dennis Mugambi after a countback.

Among the other notable results, Alvin Kaisha, playing off handicap 15, stood out as the Junior winner, impressively carding 35 points.

At the same time, Jacob Ochieng claimed victory in the Guest category with 34 points, while Paul Jakaa emerged as the Staff winner with 33 points.

Speaking on the success of the event, Nelly Wainaina, NCBA Group Director for Marketing, Communications, and Citizenship said, “The turnout and enthusiasm at Muthaiga Golf Club have been phenomenal. The NCBA Golf Series is not just about competition; it’s about bringing people together and fostering a love for the sport. We are committed to supporting the growth of golf in Kenya and providing a platform for both seasoned golfers and rising stars to showcase their talents. The success of this event reaffirms our dedication to these goals.”

“The NCBA Golf Series continues to be a platform that celebrates talent and fosters a spirit of competition and community among golf enthusiasts. We are proud to witness such remarkable performances and look forward to the continued success of the series,” she added.

The top performers during the leg secured grand finale slots.

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