BATUK Golf Society have completed their tour of Nairobi, taking part in a series of matches organised by society captain Staff Sergeant Humphreys.
This Golf Tour took place between 21 – 26 July, with a variety of competitions throughout the week and gave members the opportunity to enhance their skills and gain valuable experience playing on a Kenya’s top class golf courses.
As well as allowing (BGS) members to physically and mentally challenge themselves whilst playing competitive golf against each other, in both Stableford and Stroke Play competitions, it also gave BGS members the opportunity to compete in 2 separate competitive golfing competitions (Match Play), representing BATUK against Kenya Senior Golf Society (KSGS) and Panari Hotel/ VETLAB sports club.
The Tour MEL was as follows:
Day 1 (21 Jul 19) BGS monthly shield, held at Nyeri golf course (while traveling to Nairobi).
Day 2 (22 Jul 19) First day of the golf tour, held at Thika greens.
Day 3 (23 Jul 19) Second day, held at Windsor Golf resort.
Day 4 (24 July 19) Match Play competition against KSGS, held at the Royal Nairobi Golf course.
Day 5 (25 July 19) Last day of the golf tour and also a Match Play competition against Panari Hotel/ VETLAB Sports Club, held at VETLAB golf course.
Day 6 (26 July 19) return back from Nairobi, to Nyati BKS.
SSgt Humphreys reported that BGS achieved a draw against the KSGS and all teams won their matches against the Panari Hotel/ VETLAB, winning the competition Shields.
He also thanked golfing officer Major Paul Colville for his guidance and assistance in order to enable the Golf Tour to take place and to all the players who took part in the 2 competitions; Major P Colville, Major A Plackett, Captain S Stewart, WO2 A McCrea, WO2 Petherbridge, Colour Sergeant R Jones and Sergeant Makaza.
The Golf Tour shield winners were CSgt Jones (overall Stableford winner) and SSgt Humphreys (overall Stroke Play Shield).