Patrick Miitii played an excellent 44 stableford points to be crowned the overall winner of the 2019 Ruiru Sports Club Captains Prize.
He carded two birdies on the 13th par 3 and the 5th par 4 respectively. Mitii saved par on four occasions to help him claim victory over the huge field of golfers.
“It was an excellent day playing at the Captains Prize Golf Tournament, and I really enjoyed playing the shorter holes of the course. The course was in great condition and I’m please to have come out as the overall winner.”
The event which saw over 270 competitors take part was highly anticipated and diverse sponsors including MultiChoice Kenya, Oxygène MCL, Crown Paints among others came out to show their immense support for the Captain.
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With the course in great condition and the sun gracing the unforgiving greens, Mwaura had this to say. “I’m glad to see that there was a huge turnout today, from the first tee off at the break of dawn, to last four ball finishing on the 18th, I think it’s safe to say that everyone enjoyed themselves. I most certainly did and we look forward to hosting more of these as the year progresses in order to continuously develop the game of golf in Kenya.”
Mwaura who has been captain for the club since last year has overseen the improvements of the club and it can be said that he has definitely finished on a high which has lead to his extension at the realm for another year.
Jane Mwaura was the lady winner of the day carding in 42 stableford points after recording 22 points on the front nine and 20 on the back nine respectively.
This being her fifth year playing golf, cutting down her handicap to 24, said that “Its always a pleasure playing at my home club and better yet to win is a great honour. I’m very happy with the way I played today and look forward to playing many more tournaments such as today’s, said Jane.
Oxygene MCL Partner Mutahi Mureithi lauded the club for splendid outing reiterating that the company is committed towards nurturing of golf talent in the country.
“This year’s event was a huge success, we thank the captain and his team for a job well done” said Mutahi.
Winners of the competition were awarded with DSTV Kits that included a DSTV Explora with a fully paid one month subscription.
Speaking during the awards ceremony, MultiChoice Kenya Communications Manager Philip Wahome said: “We are grateful to Ruiru Sports Club for their support in staging this year’s event, Sports plays an integral role in the world, we are continuously revolutionizing our customers entertainment experience and today’s winers will get unrivaled entertainment with our high end DSTV Explora.”