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Tannahill Shield

We hosted the 97th edition of the annual Tannahill Golf Tournament this April from 11th April to 17th April 2022. The participating teams this year were RNGC, Mombasa Golf Club, Muthaiga Golf Club, Western Kenya, Limuru Country Club, Vet Lab Sports Club, Kenya Railways Golf Club, Sigona Golf Club and Karen Country Club.

This year we had the Junior and the Seniors Easter Tournament preceding the main tournament. Taking the junior title with a two-day total of 532 gross was Vet Lab Sports Club who beat RNGC by three shots. The champions posted 272 in the first round and 260 in the closing round, while Royal posted 261 and 274 for a total of 535.Finishing in a distant third on 548 was Mt Kenya who were first time participants of the tournament while Muthaiga went home fourth on 552. Other teams which participated in the two-day event were Western Kenya, Sigona, Karen, and Limuru Country Club.

Muthaiga Golf Club won this year’s Senior Tannahill Shield with 242 points, RNGC followed with 255 points and Railway Golf Club took the 2nd runners up spot with 260 points. This was the first time the Tannahill Tournament had a senior team competition which was received with a lot of positive energy.

A hearty congratulations to the Royal Tannahill Team 2022 for their impressive performance during the main tournament which started from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th April 2022. We emerged second joint with the Western regional team with 36 points following Muthaiga golf club who were the top team with 56points.

“Considering we finished fifth last year, coming out second this year is a pretty good finish and we are very proud of our performance. This year was special because we had a different team all together, new pairings, a new club pro and coach. We were sort of in a rebuilding stage and it worked in our favor. All teams had come prepared to whoop us but we are happy to have proved them wrong.” _ Steve Otieno