Snow Retains Lead As Indiza, Simwa Surge On

2018-09-04

Muthaiga Golf Club’s Greg Snow ended round three of the second leg of the Safari Tour Golf Series at level par to maintain his overall score at 7-under par to retain the overall lead.

Snow started the day with pars on the 1st and 2nd holes before dropping shots on the par-4 3rd. Birdies on the par-3, 6th and the par-5, 7th ensured a perfect start to his day. He however dropped shots on the par-4 9th to take his first nine score to 36. On the back nine, he birdied the par-3, 16th before dropping shots at the par-4, 18th for a total of 36 and total of 72 for the round.

A resurgent Dismas indiza (Mumias) and Nelson Simwa (Vet Lab) shot the best round of the day returning a 2-under par 70 score each; to take their overall tally to 2-under par 214 and 4-over 220 respectively for the tournament.

Speaking after the round Dismas Indiza was content with his display, and looked forward to a better showing in the final round.

“I am happy with my game today, I played well and only faltered at the greens, but overall my play has been satisfactory. I am looking forward to an even better display tomorrow as I challenge Greg Snow.”

Indiza opened his round with pars on the 1st and 2nd, following this up with a bogey on the challenging 3rd. He however recovered well to post birdies on the 5th, 7th and 8th holes to return a score of 34 after the first 9. He followed this up with a par 36 in the second 9 holes to take his round score to 70, tied with Nelson Simwa.

Sujan Shah who started the round impressively, returning a 1-under score after the first nine, he kept this form going into the second nine and looked on course to finish at 1-under, before he dropped three shorts on the hilly 17th, to return a round score of one over par, taking his overall score to 3-under par, placing him second on the leader board, one shot ahead of Indiza.

PGK Chairman Charan Tethy recovered well in round three, returning a 1 under par score, having posted scores of 2 over and 6 over in the opening two rounds respectively. Golf Park’s Jacob Okello finished the round at par, tied with Greg Snow.

The final round of play will tee off at 8:00 AM, with Tanzania’s Elisante Lembris and David Opati getting the round under way, with the leading group of Dismas Indiza, Sujan Shah and Greg Snow, teeing off at 9:00 AM.

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