Muthaiga Golf Club’s Greg Snow, ended his four month wait for a Safari tour title by lifting the Thika Greens Golf Resort title, after playing rounds of 67, 73, 72, 71 for an impressive gross of 5-under par, 283.
The Johnnie Walker sponsored Greg Snow, who last lifted a 2019/20 Safari Tour title in the opening leg, at the Nyali Golf Club in August, came into the seventh leg with a point to prove and wasted no time in doing so. He got his campaign under way with a score of 5-under par, 67 to give him the lead after round one, a lead he would hold on to till the end.
Speaking after his win, Greg mentioned how he enjoyed playing at the Thika Greens Golf Club while thanking his sponsor, Johnnie Walker for the continued support.
“I was in great form over the four days, I enjoyed myself and consistently played some great golf, it feels great to finally get my hands on a Safari tour title after a long wait. I still have a bit to work on before Muthaiga and I look forward to the challenge. I want to thank Johnnie Walker and KBL for their continued support over this Safari tour.” He added.
Barclays Bank sponsored golfer David Wakhu finished in third, after playing rounds of 74, 74, 69 and 72 for gross score of 1-over par, 289.
Despite not making the CUT at Thika Greens, Johnnie Walker sponsored Dismas Indiza still leads the ‘Road to the 2020 Magical Kenya Open’ standings on 290.6 points, Royal Nairobi Golf Club’s Eric Ooko is in second on 272.3 after picking up 40 points in this leg. Thika Golf Club’s Simon Ngige is in fourth on 262.6 points, Greg Snow’s 50 points in Thika takes him up to fourth on 250 points.
For his efforts, Greg Snow takes home Kshs 150,000 which includes a Kshs 45,000 bonus for a gross score of 3-under par or better. Second placed Ngige takes home Kshs 70,000 with third placed David Wakhu pocketing Kshs 56,000.
Safari tour action now moves to the Muthaiga Golf Club from the 11th – 15th of January for the eighth leg, with four legs left on the calendar expect the competition to hit a crescendo as players battle for the eight available slots to the 2020 Magical Kenya Open.