150 golfers expected for this weekend’s NCBA Series at Railways

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150 golfers expected for this weekend's NCBA Series at Railways
150 golfers expected for this weekend's NCBA Series at Railways

Africa-PressKenya. Over 150 golfers are expected to feature in 18th leg of the ongoing NCBA Golf Series at the Railways Golf Club this Saturday.

Five top finishers will qualify for the Series Grand Finale in December at the Karen Country Club.

The Railways leg will host members from both the club and Golf Park; offering golfers from both clubs an opportunity to take part in the Series and book a ticket to the finale.

Three Railways golfers and two from Golf Park will qualify for the grand finale—bringing to 85, the total number of players, who will have qualified for the event so far.

Commenting on the Railways tournament, the NCBA Group managing director, John Gachora said: “We look forward to having the series at Railways, particularly because we will be having the participation of membership from two clubs at one venue.”

“The top five winners from this event will join the others who have already qualified to play at the Series finale. Just like the other tournaments, we look forward to an exciting event on course.”

Meanwhile Ashley Gachora, Mwathi Gicheru, Shashwat Harish, and Lee Kimathi posted impressive results at the Rome Classic.

Ashley emerged third in the girls’ eight-years-and-under category while Mwathi clinched second place in the boys’ ten years category. Shashwat secured a seven-place finish in the boys’ 11 years category as Lee finished fifth in the boys’ 15-18 years category.

“We are extremely pleased with the performance shown by the junior golfers at the Rome Classic event. It confirms what we have always held – that the future of golf in our country lies in the hands of this young talent whom we must nurture to enhance our chances of producing global golf stars,” said Gachora

“There is a lot of promise in what the future holds for Kenyan golf. We will continue providing opportunities for them to further hone their skills.”

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