History-man Isaac Makokha seals Match Play title

Isaac Makokha of Vet Lab Sports Club admires the Kenya Amateur Match Play Championship trophy after beating Jay Sandhu in the final on September 20, 2020 at Vet Lab Sports Club.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The Vet Lab Sports Club golfer made history by becoming the first golfer with an hearing impairment to clinch the Kenya Amateur Match Play Championship.
  • The 29-year-old Makokha, a brother of Muthaiga based pro Jeff Kubwa and Eldoret based Reuben Kubwa, was four-up at the end of the first 18 holes in the match that attracted a number of golf enthusiasts.

Isaac Makokha will play in next year’s Magical Kenya Open at the prestigious Karen Country Club course.


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