Kenya Golf Guide

SWING: Greg Snow follows his tee shot at a past event.


A Kenyan sturdy contingent of 24 golfers has vowed to show their supremacy at the KCB Bank Uganda Open.
The four-day golf event tees off from July 6-9, 2011 at the Uganda Golf Club in Kampala. The seventh leg of the KCB Regional tour and also the penultimate round has attracted over 38 professional golfers from the region, who will battle it out for the Kshs 1 million prize-fund.

Uganda will be represented by a strong field of 14 players in the four rounds event that will be staged at Kampala Golf Club, which is the best course in Uganda. Deogratious Akope the Uganda Professional Golfers Association (UPGA) Captain will be among the players to watch in Kampala.

The promising golfer will not be a lone ranger but will be joined by Zimbambwe-based towering professional Denis Anguyo.
Other Ugandan professionals seeking the top prizes will be; Peter Sendaula, Sadi Atibu, George Olayo, Lagoro Dickson, Amos Kamya among others.
Joining the party from Kenya will be Thika’s Simon Ngige who is fresh from winning the sixth round of the KCB East African Golf Tour in Nakuru last month. Ngige has so far won round one, three and sixth in Thika, Kisumu and Nakuru respectively.Greg Snow, who has previously won the second and fifth round of the KCB Regional elite tour, has also confirmed participation in the event.
However, it will be interesting to see the kind of play Mumias Sugar’s long-hitter Dismas Ndiza will exhibit to solidify his top position in the KCB Golf tour ranking. Other notables include; left-hander Richard Ainley, Ali Kimani, Nicholas Rokoine, Jacob Okello, South Africa-based Anil Shah among others.
KCB has invested Kshs 8.7 million in the East African Golf Tour Series which has so far staged six events namely the KCB Biashara Club Invitational at the Thika Golf Club in February; the KCB Advantage Banking Challenge at the Muthaiga Golf Club in March and the KCB S&L Mortgages Classic in Nyanza Golf Club in April. Other competitions were the KCB Bank Tanzania Open at the Arusha Gymkhana Golf Club and the KCB Bank Rwanda Open at the Kigali Golf Club in May and the KCB Corporate Banking Open at the Nakuru Golf Club which took place last month.
The ultimate grand finale dubbed, KCB Classic Tour will be staged at the Nyali Golf Club, Mombasa in August 10-13, 2011 where the winner will walk away with Ksh 3 million. air max damen air max damen

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