Greg Snow triumphs at Sigona Safari tour

Muthaiga Golf Club pro Greg Snow shrugged off three bogeys in a row at holes 12, 13, and 14 at the par 72 Sigona Golf Club to emerge the winner after finishing the final round with a score of -11 in front of a sizeable Safari Tour crowd. Click this link to start gaming and stand a chance of winning big with a meridianbet.

Snow’ patience with the ball canceled playoffs prospects against club-mate Njoroge Kibugu who doubled his score to -10 to claim second position from home golfer Mohit Mediratta who settled for -7.

“I was patient and I maximized on all the birdie opportunities and generally am happy because it has been a good week for me. My quality golf is coming back to me since I started training with coach John Limb and am looking forward to the next leg in Limuru with the right confidence.” Greg Snow told People Sports after winning the third leg of the Safari tour golf series at Sigona Golf Club.

As a result of the win ‘Snowman’ as he is fondly known walked home Sh 150,000 richer and with his first title of the season while runners-up Njoroge Kibugu earned Sh 90,000 payout. Third-placed Mohit Mediratta was also granted Sh 80,000 while the remaining 17 players divided Sh 680,000 according to their rankings.

Runners-up Njoroge Kibugu appreciated the push and inspiration from playing alongside Greg Snow and Mohit Mediratta and will be looking forward to the final three legs with confidence he will be among the 8 locals to cut next month’s bound Magical Kenya Open tournament.

“The final two rounds have been very rewarding having played par after the two opener rounds and I appreciate the fact that I was playing alongside Greg Snow and Mohit Mediratta in the final round. The two pros forced me to up my game and am happy with my play and the results. There’s no time to rest because the three final legs need proper preparation so that I can make the crucial cut to return to the Kenya Open.” Muthaiga’s Njoroge Kibugu told People Sports.

Meanwhile, Simon Ngige Thika Sports Club gained six shots on the final day to climb places on the leaderboard to settle for joint fourth position with Dismas Indiza of Mumias Golf Club with a score of -6.

The opener-round leader Samuel Njoroge of Kenya Railways Club dropped one shot and as a result, he finished fifth with -4 in front of Riz Charania who maintained his -3 stroke to finish sixth.

Erick Ooko from Golf Park and Mike Kisia completed the under-par list with -2 and -1 to finish 7th and 8th respectively while Muthaiga’s Mutahi Kibugu failed to gain a shot to finish ninth with a par to his name.

The third leg sponsored by ABSA bank attracted a total of 69 professionals and amateurs drawn from Namibia, Zambia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Tanzania, Malawi, and the host country, Kenya.
The Road to the Magical Kenya Open slated for February 22-25 is now left with three events to pick the top eight Kenyans and two foreigners. The final three events will be held at the Limuru Country Club, Muthaiga Golf Club, and Karen Country Club.

Final day leaderboard

Greg Snow                        -11

Njoroge Kibugu                -10

Mohit Mediratta                -7

Simon Ngige                     -6

Dismas Indiza                   -6

Samuel Njoroge                -4

Riz Charania                      -3

Erick Ooko                         -2

Mike Kisia                           -1

Mutahi Kibugu.                 PAR

MG Team

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