Vincent inspires St John's in SA

HARARE - Kieran Vincent inspired the St John’s College golf team to a credible fifth position finish at the prestigious College Golf Championships at Dainfern Country Club, South Africa on Tuesday.

The championship has been hosted by Dainfern College since 2000 and is the most sought-after high school golf tournament in South Africa.

In the last 10 years, close to 60 schools from all over South Africa and Zimbabwe have competed with the long-term aim to take the tournament globally and have schools from all over the world participated.

This week, Zimbabwe was represented at the tournament by two teams from St John’s College.

The ‘A’ team was ably led by Zimbabwe’s top amateur golfer Vincent, who shot an individual score of 72, 70 and 70 for a total of 212 to finish in fourth position on the individual standings.

He was complemented by Tari Fundira who signed of a card of 77, 78 and 77 for a gross total of 232 for a tie at position 23.

The pair shot a combined score of 444 in the three day tournament in a competition graced by 52 top golfing colleges such as Tuks and Dainfern.

Meanwhile, Tuks HPC emerged as the overall winning team at the tournament following their 414 total in three rounds.

They were followed by Pecanwood in second place on 432, Dainfern (437), St Stithians (442) and then Harare’s St John’s College at 444.

St John’s ‘B’ team made up of Tadiwa Dzuda and Amaar Adam found the going tough.

They shot a combined total of 486 for position 30.

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