JOHN MUCHERU (1946 – 1996)
KENYA AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPION
Young Mucheru had a small beginning as a caddie for white settler golfers at Limuru Golf Club. Being a humble and intelligent young man, Mucheru impressed the whites with his knowledge of the game despite not having the opportunity to play.
Fortunately for Mucheru a generous white man gave him some golf clubs enabling him to start playing. That, for him, was only the beginning of life time love affair with the game. Mucheru was among the first black Kenyans to play golf in Kenya among a majority of white settlers.
Since then, Mucheru began his championship of the game, winning several tournaments and eventually dominating the game playing off a scratch handicap….>>