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80 budding golfers head to Windsor for NCBA U.S kids golf tour

The Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club will on March 24 host the fourth leg of the eight NCBA Nairobi Fall Local Tour junior tournament.

A pool of promising young golfers aged 5 to 18 years will be competing, as they vie for Priority Status in the vibrant junior golf circuit.

With 180 players participating across 14 categories, the event promises to showcase the immense talent and dedication of junior golfers in the country. Following the success of previous events in the local tour, where Kenyan junior golfers have consistently demonstrated their prowess, the event at Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club serves as another testament to the growing popularity and competitiveness of junior golf in the country.

“NCBA has been instrumental in supporting Junior Golf Foundation, serving as the title sponsor for the NCBA Nairobi Fall Local Tour and continuing to champion youth development in sports. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to NCBA for their invaluable sponsorship and unwavering commitment to nurturing the talents of young athletes in Kenya,” said Junior Golf Foundation -Kenya President Regina Gachora.

Aside from securing Priority Status points which serves as the gateway to regional and global events, the tour also provides the budding golfers with invaluable opportunities to hone their skills.

James Tino Macakiage will be seeking to maintain his lead in the Boys 7 Category from the hotly charging Surya Bongu. Ivan Kimutai still maintains a comfortable lead in the Boys 8 category as Paren Reel is in the Boys 9 category. Mikhael Ladak and Ishaan Patel are closely contesting in the Boys 10 Category.

In the girls’ categories, Avanti Bongu maintains a comfortable lead in the Girls 8 & Under Category while the competition is stiff in the Girls 9-10 Category with the likes of Audrey Gachora, Zianna Khoda and Aria Dodhia closely contesting for the lead.

Action is also expected among the 11-18 year olds where the point differences are less. Kanana Muthomi comfortably leads in the Girls 11-12 category, Yuvraj Rajput in the Boys 13-14 Years category and Njeri Waweru in the Girls 15–18-year category. The players outstanding performance exemplifies the determination and talent prevalent among Kenya’s young golfing community.

The young golfers not only compete for personal achievement but also contribute to the vibrant tapestry of junior golf in Kenya, inspiring themselves and the future generations of athletes to pursue their passion for the sport.

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