Karen Masters introduces new competition - 7 months ago, 20 July 18:09

By: Larry Ngala

The Karen Masters committee, in partnership with Safaricom, will this year introduce a junior golf shootout competition to held Saturday.

This inaugural competition at the 2018 KCB Karen Masters tournament will feature a chipping competition on the 12th hole for both boys and girls in age groups: 7-9yrs; 10-11yrs; 12-13yrs; and 14-15yrs.

The committee aims to develop this competition into a full Drive, Chip & Putt competition that will further test different aspects of the juniors golfing abilities.

For many of these juniors, it will be the first time they will be playing before a “gallery” of spectators. It is the hope of the organisers that this platform will offer them an opportunity to build their confidence and mind set on a world stage.

In brief the shootout is a closest-to-pin competition: that will entail the juniors hitting (chipping) 3 balls from a set distance - from which the closest to the pin ...
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