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Maina,Wambui victorious during NCBA Golf series leg in Ruiru

 

Angelus Maina and Catherine Wambui emerged winners of the fourth leg of the ongoing NCBA Golf series held at Ruiru Sports Club.

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A total of 200 golfers took part in event at the par-72 course.

In Division One, the premier category for golfers with handicaps ranging from 1 to 12, Angelus Maina emerged victorious with an impressive score of 36 stableford points, playing off a handicap of 12. Louis Nderi secured the runner-up position with 34 points, competing off a handicap of 11.

Angelus Maina and Catherine Wambui

Catherine Wambui, playing off handicap 12, claimed victory in the Ladies Division One, after carding a round of 29 points.

In Division Two, Joseph Wairagu, playing off handicap 21clinched the top spot among men with a round of 40 points.

In the Ladies’ category in the division, Lucy Njuguna demonstrated her talent, securing victory with 38 points, playing off a handicap of 14.

At the same time, Elias Kiragu, playing off a handicap of 28, emerged victorious in Division Three, finishing with a final score of 35 points.

In addition to the main divisions, several other categories were also contested.

Junior golfer Alex Ngugi impressed with 39 points in the junior category, while Harris Maina claimed victory in the guest category with 32 points. Apollo Asol emerged victorious in the Staff competition with 30 points.

NCBA is using the series to grow the game and also improve its relationship with its customers

“Through this Series, we aim to demonstrate our commitment to supporting activities that matter to our customers, building trust, and creating memorable experiences that go beyond banking. Our involvement in golf also aligns with our broader sustainability platform, Change The Story, through which we have pledged to champion inclusive communities through sport development. The NCBA Golf Series fits into this narrative by providing a platform for inclusive participation, talent development through our junior programs, as well as community engagement’’,Said Tirus Mwithiga, NCBA Group Retail Banking Director.

 

Ruiru Sports Club Captain, James Muraguri, beamed with excitement at the success of the touranemnt.

“The event was very successful, with a great turnout and outstanding performances from all participants. We are immensely grateful to NCBA for choosing Ruiru to be part of the Series which has not only elevated the profile of our club but has also provided an opportunity for golf enthusiasts in our region to showcase their talent. We extend our invitation to NCBA to return to Ruiru in the future, as we look forward to further strengthening our partnership and hosting more successful events together.”

The NCBA series’ fifth leg is scheduled Thika Sports Club on May 4th .

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