The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Wafula Wins Limuru Open As Naliaka Academy Rules

Naomi Wafula, a student at the Rose Naliaka Golf Academy, is this year's Limuru Ladies Open winner. Playing off a handicap of 4, Wafula managed an impressive score of 75 to beat a strong field of 103 lady golfers. She beat Vet Lab's veteran golfer Mary Karano on counback.

Another protégé of Rose Naliaka, Mary Monari claimed the third position playing a gross score of 79 off a handicap of 7. A former chairperson of Kenya Ladies Golf Union (KLGU) Shaila Mauladad from Muthaiga was the nett score winner with a score of 83 gross off handicap 15 for a nett score of 68

Speaking at the event, the KLGU chairperson, Dorcas Mbalanya thanked Limuru Country Club and said: "It is great to see such a large turnout of 103 ladies for the open and 60 men for the mixed foursomes," she added. She also thanked the Limuru Country Club chairman, Yassin Awale, for sacrificing the Muthaiga Open to support the ladies. The Limuru Country Club lady captain, Laureen Gibson, thanked the ladies from all over the country for attending the event. She thanked the Club, through it's Chairman Yassin Awale for sponsoring the event.

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