George Felix wins Barry Cup in Kenya
George Felix won this year’s Barry Cup hosted by Kenya Railway Golf Club after beating former champion Mathew Wahome of Nyali in the second hole of a sudden death play-off. George emerged winner in the 99th edition of the annual Coast Open (Barry Cup) in a dramatic finish at the par 71 Mombasa Golf Club course on Sunday.
Felix had tied with Wahome on six over par 148 at the end of regulation play. This year’s tournament, which attracted a field of 80 players was sponsored by Resolution Insurance, Car and General and Rex International among many others.
The focus now shifts to the KCB Karen Masters at Karen Country Club, which started with the two Pro-Ams on Tuesday and Wednesday. The main event gets underway on Thursday till Sunday.
Story Peter Martins Munyuah
TheGolfer Online Correspondent in Kenya