• Ibrahim Lande who teed off with the course playing much tougher, carded a round of 30 points.
• Kagicha also picked up the overall winner’s title, with James Karuga claiming the men’s title with 37 points
The team of Joseph Kagicha, Francis Kimanzi, Ibrahim Lande and Azu Ogola returned a combined score of 99 points to claim the overall title at the fourth leg of the KCB East Africa Golf Tour, played at the Kenya Railway Golf Club on May 14.
A handicapped 23 golfer, Joseph Kagicha teed off at 11:30 am to return a score of 40 points to anchor his teammates to the win.
Ibrahim Lande who teed off with the course playing much tougher, carded a round of 30 points, one ahead of Francis Kimanzi on 29 points with Azu Ogolla on 23 points.
They finished five points ahead of the second-placed team of Geoffrey Yego, Morgan Chirchir, Franklin Kipyator and Moses Cheboi.
The two teams have booked their places in the tour’s grand finale to be staged at the Karen Country Club in November this year.
Kagicha said: “We have been training individually and also had some joint sessions. We are glad to see that our work paid off. Winning today is a reward for the work we put in as a group, our focus now shifts to the grand finale.”
Kagicha also picked up the overall winner’s title, with James Karuga claiming the men’s title with 37 points as Perpetual Wanjiru took home the lady’s winner prize after playing a round of 30 points.
Eunice Kilonzo and Joseph Gathumbi won the lady’s and men’s longest drive categories respectively.
Walter Onyino claimed the leg’s nearest to the pin prize.
The junior prize went to Thacker Mitansh who played a round of 25 points with Martin Njuguna’s 30 points seeing him take the day’s guest prize.
Kakamega Golf Club will host the net leg of the series on May 28.