October 2019

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2019 Kenya Amateur Strokeplay Championship

Victor Joseph is the Kenya Amateur Strokeplay Champion. The event which was generously sponsored by NCBA was held at Thika Greens Golf Resort from 24th – 25th October 2019. Initially the event was to end on 26th but due to heavy rains the forth round was called off.

Overall R1R2R3Total
1Victor Joseph737171215
2Samuel Njoroge707274216
3Jakisa Emmanuel747370217
4J Cwinyaai747174219
5Taimur Malik727573220
6E Omollo707674220
7Njoroge Kibugu747175220
8Anthony Irungu707774221
9John Kamaisi767472222
10Daniel Nduva787272222
11Mutahi Kibugu777372222
12Leo Zurocav737477224
13Simon Njogu737477224
14Peter Rimui727379224
15W Odera797571225
16John Timbe777376226
17Jay Sandhu747478226
18J Kamenchu757082227
19P Nduati787179228
20I Makokha777874229
21J Lejirma747976229
22B Omondi787477229
23Zubhair Khan767182229
24Kevin Mwaura758076231
25D Matano817776234
26Kevin Juma797680235
27R Njoroge747784235
28Simon Ngugi778178236
29B Matovu817679236
30Frank Munyua757685236
31J Kariuki857676237
32S Orinda828175238
33S Karari857777239
34D Jacabsen837779239
35R Malde808278240
36Daniel Kiragu807882240
37Ali Mcharo788480242
38V Maiyo808380243
39R Nyanchoga827883243

2019 Kenya Amateur Strokeplay Championship

Leading Amateur golfers will converge at the par 72 Thika Greens Golf Resort from Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th October 2019 for the 2019 Kenya Amateur StrokePlay Championship.

The 72hole event which counts towards the Kenya Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) ranking and the world Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) has attracted top Amateurs.

Top amateur expected to battle it out for this prestigious title is the defending champion Samuel Njoroge , a plus 3 handicapper from Railway Golf Club. The Winner of this event will get an automatic slot to play the 2020 Magical Kenya Open, which will be held in Karen Country Club in March 2020 subject to meeting European Tour requirements.

Other youthful players eyeing for the trophy includes the top Junior Mutahi Kibugu from Muthaiga Golf Club and fellow club mate Zubair Khan, the two Juniors represented the country in the 2019 Region IV and All Africa Golf Team Championship. Taimur Malik who won the Just concluded Tea Fields Trophy will also participate.

‘We have received entries from Uganda and Tanzania –  Jakisa Emmanuel, Bulhan Matovu, Moko Emmanuel, Cwinyaai Joseph From Uganda and Victor Joseph, Ally isanzu , Godfrey Daniel from Tanzania’ Said Mr. Omuodo. The first round of this event gets underway from 10.50 am on Thursday 24th October, followed by 36 holes on Friday and finally the last 18 holes played on Saturday.

‘ The Championship will be held in accordance with the Rules of Golf as set by the R&A and local Rules approved by the Kenya Golf Union ‘ added Mr . Ben Omuodo – KGU Vice Chairman/ Tournament Director.

The Championship has been proudly NCBA Bank Kenya.

Level 1 Rules school

Kenya Golf Union will be conducting Rules school level 1 seminar at Limuru Country Club on 1st November 2019.

Deadline for registration is 21st October 2019. Entries should be sent to or call 0722433723

2019 Kenya Amateur Strokeplay Championship

This year the event will be held at Thika Greens Golf Resort from 24th – 26th October 2019. The event has been sponsored by NCBA .

The winner of this event will get an automatic slot to play the 2020 Magical Kenya Open which will be held in March next year.