Kenya Golf: Bhupen Shah triumphs in February Monthly Mug at Nyanza Golf Club in Kisumu


The lush greens of Nyanza Golf Club in Kisumu played host to an exhilarating day of golf as players from far and wide gathered for the February Monthly Mug tournament over the weekend.

Among the competitors, Bhupa Shah emerged as the standout performer, clinching victory in the one-day tournament, affectionately dubbed the Valentine’s Mug, which celebrated both golfers born in February and couples immersed in the world of golf.

With skillful precision and unwavering determination, Bhupen Shah showcased his prowess on the course, securing the coveted Overall Net title with an impressive score of 67net. His exceptional performance earned him the admiration of fellow competitors and the title of champion in a tightly contested field.

Following closely behind Shah was Dr. Oburu Oginga, the esteemed Siaya Senator, who displayed his golfing prowess by clinching the Net Runner-up position with a commendable score of 68net.

The competition remained fierce as Linar Magero claimed the 2nd Net Runner-up spot with an equally impressive score of 68pts.

In the Gross category, Griffins Owino emerged victorious as the Gross Winner, carding a score of 85pts. David Omollo secured the Gross Runner-up position with a score of 88pts, while Tom Agumbi rounded off the podium as the Gross 2nd Runner-up with a score of 89pts.

Speaking on behalf of Jajemelo Limited, Falvian Bridgit, the Sales and Marketing Manager, expressed their pride in sponsoring events like the February Monthly Mug at Nyanza Golf Club.

“At Jajemelo Limited, we strive to make an impact beyond the realm of fast food, and sponsoring events like this allows us to connect with our customers on a deeper level,” said Bridgit.

“We are honored to partner with Nyanza Golf Club and look forward to sponsoring future events that promote sportsmanship and camaraderie.”

Echoing similar sentiments, Boniface Okoth, Head of Operations at Morab Group Limited, emphasized their commitment to supporting the local community through initiatives like the February Monthly Mug.

“As a company deeply rooted in Kisumu, we understand the importance of giving back to the community. Sponsoring events like this not only promotes sportsmanship but also fosters a sense of unity and togetherness among golf enthusiasts,” stated Okoth.

Nyanza Golf Club Captain, Tom Odongo, expressed gratitude to the sponsors for their invaluable support and urged more corporate entities to join in promoting the growth of the club.

“We are immensely thankful to our sponsors for their generosity and unwavering support. Their contribution enables us to organize events that bring together golfers from diverse backgrounds and uphold the rich tradition of golfing excellence at Nyanza Golf Club,” remarked Captain Odongo.

“We extend an open invitation to other corporate partners to join us on this journey and help us continue to make Nyanza Golf Club a beacon of sporting excellence in the region.”

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