It’s all systems go as the 2020 Captain Prize Golf Tournament tees off at Ruiru Sports Club Saturday.
The event that is sponsored by KCB Bank will see 310 golfers battle it out at the par 72 Ruiru Sports Club.
Thika-based Simon Ngige, Silvan Muthugia, Jastas Madoya, Paul Thuo, Alfred Nandwa, Samuel Kamau, and Kopan Timbe are some of the pros who will be in contention for top prizes.
Ruiru Sports Captain Peter Mwaura expressed his delight as the tournament kicks off.
“It is exciting to see the diverse sponsors that have come on board to support the event; as we seek to redefine golfing experience, ” said Mr Mwaura.
There was a curtain-raiser event on Friday evening that saw handicap 19 David Kibui card 41 points top emerge victorious after sinking a birdie on par-four hole 1.
The curtain-raiser event was co-sponsored by Oxygene Marketing and Communication LTD, Isuzu, TEK and Occidental Insurance.
” We are proud to have sponsored today’s event, we will keep on supporting golf events in the region to hone our budding talents,” said Mutahi Oxygene MCL Partner.
The event is in honor of the current Club Captain, Peter Mwaura, whose second term in charge is about to end.
“We are grateful to KCB Bank for their support over the years to our club. Their support will go a long way in motivating the golfers to battle for top honours on Saturday, “said Mr Mwaura.
The select category includes awards for former captains from any club(lady/man), current captains, clergymen, neighbouring clubs of Thika, Kiambu, Thika Greens, Machakos, Nyeri, and Nyahururu with prizes for reciprocating and other clubs.
The main category will have the overall prize for the winner, men A (HC 0-15) and B (HC 16-28), ladies bronze and silver categories, and four sponsor prizes.