Five years patience finally paid off to a Coat Veteran Lady Golfer Mary Kandu after bagging the 2023 Ladies Scratch trophy at the par 71 Nyali Golf and Country Club Course in Mombasa County on Wednesday.

The Club’s former Lady Captain Kandu clinched the trophy in the finals on 3/2 scores against her Veteran Colleague Susan Stokes (also the Club’s Former Lady Capatin) who has been dominating the scratch trophy since 2018 for four years straight wins.

“ It’s a great day for me today to achieve this trophy after a four years struggle and I thank Susan for her  great struggle though this time it was her day. I hope to maintain the trophy next year and also thank the club for organizing this Lady’s tournament, “said Kandu.

The runners up Susan’s bad fate that began last year after she was beaten by Mwongei Nzioka before losing again this year.

Elsewhere adds Brian Jaysins of Oxygen PR, the luscious Ruiru Sports Club, one of the most heavily patronized clubs in the country, marks 100 years of existence this weekend with a number of activities paving the way for the much-awaited celebrations on Saturday evening.

To usher in the celebrations, the club will host the centenary clubnite on Thursday before Friday’s greensomes tournament and the centenary golf day at the 18-hole course on Saturday will culminate in a gala dinner where 1000 invited guests are expected to grace the occasion.

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