• Four Sigona teams qualify at Dasani Golf Gala

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May 30, 2011-

Four teams from the Sigona Golf Club have qualified for the Dasani Golf Gala Grand Finale.

The team of Jimmy Ndenderu, Ngigi Mondo, Karanja David and Chris Muraya were the best team on the day with a good team score of 117 stable-ford points.Muraya, a handicap-16 golfer anchored his team to victory with an impressive score of 41 points. Ndenderu added 39-pionts to the team’s tally and Mondo wrapped up the score with Mondo 37-points. The team’s weakest link was Karanja who suffered on the hills of Sigona managing to score a measly 26 points.

Muraya attributed his win to prior knowledge of the course and consistent practices.

The team of Haki Sehmi, Chet Mukherjee, Vicky Chawla and Sachin Patel finished second with a team score of 109 points while the team of Kamal Sehni, Sunny Syan, Rajesh Matharu and Ted Macharia finished third with 107 points to book their place in the Grand Finale.

The final team to go through to the Gala’s Finale was that of Paresh Shah, Tajesh Shah and Ashok Sanghani with a team score of 106 points. Although the fourth member of this team did not show up for the competition, the rules of the Dasani Golf Gala allow teams of three to compete with all their scores going towards the team score. Under the rules, this team now has the opportunity to nominate a fourth member for the Grand Finale.

The individual prizes went to Ronak Malde on 41 points followed by Mela Dhanjal who netted an impressive 38 points. The guest winner was Limuru’s Joseph Kahuko on 31 points.

The Dasani Golf Gala now moves to Thika Sports Club where teams drawn from Ruiru and Thika will compete for two slots to the Dasani Golf Gala Grand Finale. Over 200 golfers are expected to compete at the 18-hole golf course at the pineapple country.

The winning team in the Dasani Golf Gala wins an all expense paid trip to the TOUR Championship, presented by Coca-Cola, at the East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta, Georgia. The TOUR Championship is the last event of the US-PGA Tour and only the top 30 golf professionals in the world are invited to compete.

The VIP winners will also play on the Tour’s top golf courses including the TPC SugarLoaf and the TPC SawGrass in Florida. The winners will also get a tour of the home Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

 

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