Christa-Gretta Kaze, Serge Muheto, Benjamin Huynen and Golf Berty recorded a combined score of 145 points to clinch the Burundi leg of the KCB East Africa Golf Tour. This latest edition took place at the Bujumbura Golf Club this past weekend.

Thanks to their win, the team has qualified for the tour’s grand finale slated for December 6th, 2024. The team will join teams from Nairobi, Mombasa, Kakamega, Uasin Gishu, Nyeri, Nandi, and Kericho Counties who have also booked their slots.

Serge Muheto recorded an impressive score of 39 points to bag the first category winner award while club captain Benjamin Huynen returned 34 points to emerge as the runners up. Christa-Gretta Kaze returned 37 points to clinch the second category winner award. KCB Group Director Human Resources Japheth Achola returned 38 points to claim the staff winner award. Aristide Ngabire on the other hand was named the elite category winner after returning 41 points.

Bruce Oliver Ntwari managed a 243.3m to clinch the longest drive award in the men’s category while Mwangi Njeri bagged it in the ladies’ category after her 153.32m. Apollinaire Ndiricimpa scooped the nearest to the pin award with a 7.6m.

Speaking after their win, an excited Muheto said, “We had an incredible four-ball. We are happy with our win, and we cannot wait to represent Bujumbura Golf Club at the grand finale later this year. We know the competition will be tough, but we are ready for the challenge against top amateur golfers from within the East African region.”

The Kenyan edition of the KCB East Africa Golf Tour will be held at the Nakuru Golf Course for its fourth leg on May 18th, 2024.