Nairobi, Friday 24 March 2017 – Dismas Indiza got over a poor start in round 1, to play an impressive round of 5 under par on Day 2 and lead a Kenyan trio that includes Simon Ngige and Riz Charania into the weekend of the 2017 Barclays Kenya Open.
Indiza who played a 1 over par round on day 1 was in impressive form on the second day of play hitting three back to back birdies in hole 2, 3&4 then another back to back in the 17th and 18th holes to finish 5 under par which placed him T24 on the leader board.
The top Kenyan at the end of round one Simon Ngige, dropped off the pace playing a round of 2 over on day 2 but managing to make the cut off his impressive four under in round 1. Ngige finished T43 at the end of round 2.
The third Kenyan to make the cut was Riz Charania of Windsor Golf club who kicked off the day with an albatross on the 10th, ending with identical rounds of 1 under par to finish T43.
French man Adrien Saddier finished top of the overall log after playing a round of 9 under par on day 2 after a 3 under par on day 1. Saddier played a flawless round of 62 on the day to carry a one-shot lead ahead of Samooja Kalle who ended on 66, 5 under par.
There will definitely be a new champion crowned at the Muthaiga Golf club after defending champion Sebastien Soderberg withdrew with a shoulder injury.
Round 3 action starts at 7:50 am with the field of 65 all teeing off from the Muthaiga number 1. Indiza will tee off at 11:10 am with Riz teeing off at 9:30 am, 20 minutes after Simon Ngige who gets underway at 9:10 am.