Karioki wins NMG-sponsored Membership Nite in Kisii

One of many main golfers within the nation Geoffrey Karioki produced a powerful 4 underneath par 67 gross for 40 factors on the par 71 Kisii Sports activities Membership course on Friday, to emerge the winner of the Nation Media Group-sponsored “Membership-Nite”.

Taking part in off zero handicap, Karioki, a daily participant within the Kenya Golf Championship (KAGC) collection, took off with a straightforward birdie on the par five-first gap, parred the remainder of the remaining holes, then birdied the fifteenth, seventeenth and 18th.

“I made a decision to skip the KAGC occasion in Njoro after I was instructed Nation was coming to Kisii, and I’m glad I emerged because the winner, and I’m wanting ahead to play within the grand finale if I’m given the prospect’’ stated Karioki, who thanked the Nation Media Group and their companions Hyssop Properties for agreeing to assist Kisii Sports activities Membership.

“I’m wanting ahead to a different Nation Basic occasion subsequent 12 months in order that I’ll have the chance to defend my title’’ added Karioki.

He received by two factors from Elijah Simba who had posted 38 factors.

Main the women within the nicely organized occasion, was Christine Nyangena, who carded 39 factors, whereas George Kihuria, the Nation Media Group’s Head of Circulation posted 89 gross for 25 factors to win the employees prize win forward of NMG board director Louis Otieno and yours really.

Taking the prize for the juniors was 11-year-old Pendo Sang, who posted 23 factors, whereas the nines went to Dismas Mokua on 20 factors, and the lengthy hitter Charles Aburi, a certified USkids Golf coach, who carded 21 factors.

Talking on behalf of NMG board  chairman Wilfred Kiboro, Otieno thanked the administration of Kisii Sports activities Membership for organizing the occasion nicely and the trouble they’ve made to enhance the situation of the golf course which is the one one within the South West area of the nation.

“Although the Nation Basic has not been right here regardless of having taken place yearly for the previous 38 years, we have now as we speak fulfilled the promise made final 12 months in Kisumu by our chairman, and I need to guarantee you that we are going to be right here for a full match subsequent 12 months,’’ stated Otieno.

He urged residents of Kisii to assist NMG by utilizing the assorted merchandise of the corporate.

“NMG has launched into a digitalisation programme to offer you our purchasers the perfect merchandise, and in addition give you the chance to offer us feed-back on how we’re doing’’ stated Otieno who thanked all of the companions who had joined NMG to assist the Nation Basic Golf Collection.

“The Nation was began 64 years in the past to supply a platform to Kenyans and as we proceed to drive impression and we need to proceed with this and I’d urge you to register with the nation.Africa to at all times get the perfect and dependable info on what’s going on in Kenya and past.”

Membership chairman Wycliffe Ayienda thanked the Nation who agreed to offer Kisii Sports activities Membership a match and promised the give the highest 4 gamers an opportunity to play within the Nation Basic finals at Royal in October.

“This concept was cooked final 12 months in Kisumu after I performed with the Kiboro, who in our dialogue promised to offer Kisii a Nation golf occasion, and we’re most delighted that the dialogue with the chairman has lastly been realised,” stated the membership boss.

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