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Stiff competition at Kabete Junior Golf as three strokes separate top contenders at Vetlab


Only three shots separate the top ten junior golfers at the end of the first round of the in-progress Kabete junior open golf championship at the Vetlab Sports Club in Kabete.

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Shashwat Harish who finished second at the Kenya Junior Strokeplay Championship last week is tied at the top  at six over par 78 together with Nathan Mwangi.

Shashwat was off to a challenging start with double bogeys in the 10th and 12th holes. He then recovered to pick up birdies in the 16th and 18th holes in the first nine. His second nine was much better with birdies in the  1st and 5th holes, and only one double bogey in the 5th hole.

Nathan Mwangi was off to a steady start with a birdie in the 5th hole in the first nine, and another birdie to close the round in the 18th hole.

Behind Mwangi and Harish was the trio of Kimani Gicheru, Joshua Maina and Mitansh Thacker with a score of seven over par 79.

Tsevi Soni and Parv Kavia are a further shot behind with a score of eight over par 80 to tie for sisxth.

The trio of  Amar Shah, Justin Ngeera and Maahir Patel closed the day in 7-10th places respectively with a score of nine over par 81.

Belinda Wanjiru was the top placed female players with a score of 14 oner par 86. The second round tees off at 7:30am at the Vetlab Sports Club on Tuesday.







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