• The two teams will participate in the tour’s grand finale slated for November this year at the Karen Country Club in Nairobi.
•This is a well-deserved win for us. Throughout the last week, we had been practicing as a team to sharpen our skills and get ready for the series-Aura.
Catherine Aura and her team comprising of Ronald Omondi, Beatrice Otieno and Derek Mwaura returned a combined score of 114 points to clinch the overall title at the 5th leg of the KCB East Africa Golf Tour, played at the 9-hole Kakamega Golf course on Saturday.
Aura is the chairperson of the Kakamega Golf Club.
The team will also be joined by Sanjiv Walias, Protus Oketch, Justus Oyiengo and Logan Busolo who returned a total of 110 points to emerge second.
The two teams will participate in the tour’s grand finale slated for November this year at the Karen Country Club in Nairobi.
Aura said: “This is a well-deserved win for us. Throughout the last week, we had been practicing as a team to sharpen our skills and get ready for the series.
She went on: "I can say teamwork and our passion for the game worked for us. I know we will be up against the crème de la crème in the grand finale, so we must go back to practicing and playing more to be able to compete at the highest level come November”.
Handicapped 25 golfer Ondino Abubakar carded an impressive score of 41 Stableford points to be crowned the overall winner at the lush par-72 Kakamega course.
Handicapped 19 golfer Lydia Oketch carded 35 Stableford points to win the lady winner award
Geoffrey Yego who booked a slot in the grand finale of the tour during the 4th leg of the series clinched the longest drive award in the men's category.
Irine Ashioya won the longest drive award in the ladies’ category.
Dharama Sharma playing off handicap 19, carded 35 Stableford points to emerge as the guest winner while handicap 25 golfer, Eliud Siganga, won the staff winner award.
The series heads to Nyanza Golf Club on June 9-11.