DUTCHMAN WILL BESSELING WINS THE INNAUGURAL KCB KAREN MASTERS

The KCB Karen Masters came to close on Sunday afternoon after three days of golf.

Speaking during the prize giving ceremony KCB Group CEO and MD Mr Joshua Oigara lauded the golfers for an excellent outing adding that keen attention should be given to ensure professional golfers are nurtured.

KCB Group CEO and MD Joshua Oigara awards Kenya’s Greg Snow who finished 4th at the KCB Karen Masters.

“For the last three days, the most glorious pages in East Africa’s golf history have been turned, and they were pages of extra ordinary golf shots at the KCB Karen Masters.

Netherland’s Will Besseling played an excellent 12 under par 132 to win the Blue jacket and 4000 US Dollars. Besseling played an impressive round one of 66 on Saturday and rode the wave to post a similar score on the Sunday.

“It is such a huge success at the KCB Karen Masters, I am glad that I won the blue jacket and I look forward to defending my title next year” said Besseling.

On the final day he shot two birdies, a bogey and 6 pars for a total of 35 out, followed by five birdies and 4 level shots for 31 in and a total of 6 under par 66. His countryman Reiner Saxton scored 10 under par 134 while Englishman Tom Murray came third with a score of 8 under par 136.

Kenya’s Greg Snow finished fourth on 7 under par 137 after rounds of 71 on Saturday and 66 on Sunday at the KCB Karen Masters.

On the second day Snow shot an eagle  at the par 5  second followed by two birdies for a 32 in the front nine followed by 3 birdies and a bogey in the back nine for a total of 6 under par 66.

Other golfers who made it to the top ten included Steve Brown, Daan Huzuing, Borja Vito, Ben Evans and Jurrian Van Der Vart.

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