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5th U.S. Kids-NCBA Nairobi Local Tour 

The fifth event of the U.S. Kids-NCBA Nairobi Local Tour was held on Wednesday,

4 th January 2023 at Royal Nairobi Golf Club. 130 boys and girls aged between 5 and

18 years old participated in the tournament.

Kanana Muthomi © Kelly Ayodi

Trevvy Mungai led the Boys 6 years and under category with a score of 45 while

James Tino Macakiage and Mohamed Mtsumi followed closely on second place with

a score of 46 gross. Aarna Mengi led the Girls 8 years and under category with a

good score of 38 gross while Kanana Muthomi and Adam Nesbitt played a similar

score to lead in the Girls 9-10 and Boys 9 Years Categories respectively. Ivan

Kimutai lead in the Boys 7 Category with a score of 45 gross while Jeff Kibe won the

Boys 8 Category with a score of 48 gross. Shuhan Peng won the Boys 10 category

with a score of 43. Joven Reel and Palash Tank tied on second place with a score of


© Kelly Ayodi

Home player Mwathi Gicheru played the best score of 74 gross to win in the Boys 11

category. Peter Gathogo from Nakuru overcame the competition from Aidan

Gachora and Yuvraj Rajput to lead in the Boys 12 category. Brianna Ngecu played a

score of 79 to win in the Girls 11-12 warding off competition from Cherono Kipkorir

who played 81 gross and settled for the runner up position. Bianca Ngecu played 83

gross to lead in the Girls 13-14 years category while Maryam Mwakitawa continued

the lead in the Girls 15-18 years category with a score of 84. Shashwat Harish

played 79 gross to win the Boys 13-14 years category while Kevin Anyien played 80

gross to win in the final group of Boys 15-18 years.

Robert Muthomi with her daughter Kanana © Kelly Ayodi

The Captain of Royal Nairobi, Peter Mwangi, lauded the efforts of the Royal Junior

Golf Committee led by the Junior Convenor, Eng. Gicheru Kimani, for the efforts put

in place to ensure junior activities are held at the club and promised the continued

support of the club for junior development. The NCBA Bank Yaya Branch

Manager, Peter Omollo, reiterated NCBA’s focus on the development of golf from the

junior ranks and appreciated the partnership with the Junior Golf Foundation and

U.S. Kids Golf towards the success of such initiatives.

© Kelly Ayodi

The next event in the tour will be held this Sunday at Sigona Golf Club followed by

Vetlab Sports Club on Sunday, 15 th January 2023. The Tour Championship will be

held on Sunday, 22 nd January 2023 at Muthaiga Golf Club.

© Kelly Ayodi

A. Results Below

Name and Score

Boys 6 & Under

1. Trevvy Mungai-45

T2. James Tino Macakiage- 46

T2. Mohamed Mtsumi-46

Girls 8 & Under

1. Aaarna Mengi- 38

2. Wairimu Kioi- 45

3. Leticia Mwangale- 46

© Kelly Ayodi

Boys 7

1. Ivan Kimutai- 45

2. Paren Reel- 46

3. Ethan Wachira Sobayeni- 50

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Boys 8

1. Jeff Kibe- 48

2. Niam Shah- 50

3. Kai Mukumbu- 54

Boys 9

1. Adam Nesbitt- 38

2. Ishaan Patel- 42

3. Jeremie Maina- 50

Girls 9-10

1. Kanana Muthomi- 38

2. Ashley Gachora- 44

3. Ashley Muyela- 46

Boys 10

1. Shuhan Peng- 43

T2. Joven Reel- 48

T2. Palash Tank- 48

Boys 11

1. Mwathi Gicheru- 74

2. Amar Shah- 77

3. Justin Ngeera-82

Girls 11-12

1. Brianna Ngecu- 79

2. Cherono Kipkorir- 81

3. Sophia Nesbitt- 88

Boys 12

1. Peter Gathogo- 83

2. Aidan Gachora- 88

3. Yuvraj Rajput- 89

Girls 13-14

1. Bianca Ngecu- 83

2. Audrey Gachora- 87

3. Imani Njoki- 97

Boys 13-14

1. Shashwat Harish- 79

T2. Junaid Manji- 80

T2. Mitansh Thacker- 80

Girls 15-18

1. Maryam Mwakitawa- 84

2. Antonia Mbuthia- 94

3. Cherise Wachira- 95

Boys 15-18

1. Kevin Anyien- 80

2. Ryan Mutinda- 84

T3. Kiunjuri Mathu- 87

T3. Leon Mutinda- 87

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