Akoth Crowned Winner of the NCBA Sponsored Mug Golf Tournament

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Valine Akoth was named the overall winner of the NCBA sponsored Saturday Mug at Thika Barracks Golf Club yesterday, after she carded an impressive score of 43 Stableford points.

The tournament brought together a field of over 73 golfers from Thika and its environs.

Other than Valine Akoth, Christine Kamais with 34 points took home the overall lady winner while William Musili claimed the overall male winner, having garnered 36 stableford points.

 Marty Akorot on the other hand emerged the 1st nine award after amassing 20 points and Jerim Korosso clinched the 2nd nine winner with 19 points.

NCBA Thika Branch Manager, Julius Kareithi said that NCBA is looking at growing the sport from a regional outlook in the counties by creating a platform that enables golfers to swing their way to greatness.

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“This sponsorship ties well with our strategic ambition of inspiring greatness by delivering value to our customers. Golf sponsorship is well anchored in our strategic vision as a bank of not only growing and nurturing golfers but also connecting with our customers at a deeper level by supporting what matters to them the most. We therefore encourage all golfers to take advantage of our sponsored Golf Series tournaments to improve their handicaps.” He added.

The NCBA Golf Series mug tournaments aim at tapping, nurturing and growing talent among golfers and will culminate at the grand finale in December where all winners from the various tournaments will battle it out for a grand prize.

The Saturday Mug was the 4th one since the Golf Series was launched earlier in March.