ARUSHA: Young Arusha golfer Shane Pandit has successfully defended his title in the fifth round of the International Golf Tournament at the Kill Golf Course in Arumeru district, Arusha region.

Shane, 14, from Arusha Gymkhana, has shined and won the championship for the second time in a row.

More than 100 golfers from 18 countries have competed hard in the tournament, which aims to raise money to help vulnerable children.

The champion has accumulated 88 points and emerged the overall winner, with the 2022 international tournament known as "Diplomatic Golf."