Sahota Amarpital wins KCB Road To Masters in Nakuru

Written By: Claire Wanja
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Sahota Amarpital(left)receives his prize from from VictoriaKamuren KCB Bank Kenya Regional Business Manager Great Rift after emerging the OverallWinner of KCB Road to Karen Master held at Nakuru Golf Club.
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Home player Sahota Amarpital emerged the overall winner in the fourth round of the KCB Road To The Masters at the Par 73 Nakuru Golf Club.

Playing off handicap 21, Amarpital posted 41 stableford points made up of 21 in the front nine and 20 in the back nine. He also led six qualifies from his club to the third edition of the KCB Karen Masters slated for June 25-30.

Other qualifiers from Nakuru were Lady Winner Clementine Muli, Guest Winner John K. Kibet from Kericho, Staff Winner Allan Kirui, Junior Winner Daniel Kiragu and Lady Captain Shiro Kaine who won the wildcard. The wildcard was determined from a lucky dip of cards conducted during prize giving.

Amarpital was all smiles after victory and this is what he had to say: “I took it easy from the first tee-box and played my game with minimal pressure. I hit the fairways with vigor and putted really well. Representing my club at the KCB Karen Masters is a dream come true as it will give us the opportunity to interact and play alongside visiting Sunshine Tour professional golfers, I’m chuffed,” Amarpital said.

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Andrew Chelogoi emerged the gross winner on a score of 32 points.Winner of the first nine on a score of 22 and playing off handicap 20 was Stephen Macharia from Njoro Country Club.

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Second nine winner was handicap 11 Sahota Mandeep on a score of 21.

Pro David Wakhu(left) receives eighty-five thousand shillings from Victoria Kamuren KCB Bank Kenya Regional Business Manager Great Rift after emerging the overall pro winner of KCB Road to Karen Master pro held at Nakuru Golf Club.

Longest drive best lady and man were Esther Karuga, and Dr. Mutai. Nearest to the pin honors went to John Kamais.

Amateurs played an 18 hole stableford tournament while the pros competed in a two-day strokeplay tournament won by David Wakhu of Golf Park on a gross total of 5 under par 141.

During prize giving, KCB Bank  Kenya Regional Business Manager Great Rift Victoria Kamuren  extended gratitude to Nakuru Golf Club for excellently hosting the fourth event of the series.

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‘As KCB Bank, we are proud of our golf sponsorship over the years. For us golf is an avenue of networking with our current and potential customers.. We are keen to continue offering you the best banking experience across the region. On behalf of KCB Bank, I welcome you to the last rounds of  the Road To The Masters that will played at Royal Nairobi”, said Kamuren.

The KCB Road To The Masters series seen golfers traverse the country in the quest for earning a prestigious ticket to KCB Karen Masters Pro Am tournament. I take this chance to congratulate the all qualifiers so far and wish them the best of luck as they gear up to play golf alongside the Tour’s best.”

Royal Nairobi Golf Club will play host to the final round of the KCB Road To The Masters on June 15.

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Amateur Results 

Overall winner: Sohata Amarpital (H21) 41 points

Lady Winner: Clementine Muli (H14) 37 points

Gross winner: Andrew Chelogoi (scratch) 32 points

Guest winner: John K. Kibet (H14, Kericho Club) 35 points

Staff winner : Allan Kirui (H22) 34points

Junior winner: Daniel Kiragu (H6) 34points

1st Nine winner; Stephen Macharia (H20) 22

2nd Nine Winner: Sahota Mandeep (H11) 21

Longest Drive Lady winner: Esther Karuga

Longest Drive Man winner: Dr. Mutai

Nearest To The Pin: John Kamais

Pro results 

  1. David Wakhu 68, 73 (141) -5
  2. Eric Ooko (Royal Nairobi) 72, 70 (142) -4

T3. Dennis Saikwa  (Royal Nairobi) 72,71 (143)-3

T3. Dismas Indiza (Mumias) 70, 73 (143)-3

KCB Karen Masters ticket winners

Overall winner..Sahota Amarpital

Lady winner…Clementine Muli

Guest winner -Kibet John

Staff winner Alalan Kirui

Junior Winner Daniel Kiragu

Wild card..Wanjiru Kaime lady captain

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