Kenya Golf Guide

Anthony Mwaura, men longest drive winner, follows his tee shot during the KQ Golf Safari at Railway Golf Club on Saturday.


BK Macharia playing off handicap 19 emerged the overall winner of the first leg of the Kenya Airways Safari Golf which culminated at Railways Golf Club on Saturday.
In winning the opening leg of the tour, Macharia qualified for the Grand Finale alongside Men winner LK Njagi and lady winner Shelmith W. Muraguri.
Over and above his good performance, Macharia won two return tickets to fly to any KQ destination within Africa.
Macharia, who is a member of Railways Club shot 16 in the first nine and 22 in the back nine for a total of 38 stableford points.
The men’s Runner Up was EG Runu while men’s number three was T. Murithi.

The ladies runner up trophy went to Florence Kamau.
Anthony Mwaura won the longest drive trophy for men while P Muthoni claimed longest drive honors for ladies.
Lynn Ngugi emerged the guest winner with R Maina winning the nearest drive.
Macharia was all smiles after qualifying for the Grand Finale that will be held at Windsor in March 2015. .
“It was a nice day for me. The first nine wasn’t that good for me but I was able to pick myself up in the back nine with some good putting and shots,” said Macharia who parred four times in holes 9, 10, 13 and 18.
The first leg brought together 136 golfers drawn from three clubs namely Moi Air Base, Machakos and hosts Railways.
Kenya Airways Marketing Director Chris Diaz said the Company is proud to start off the Series in one of Kenya’s oldest and historic Clubs.
“We will continue to work closely with the Club and we promise to be back here again next time round. We will also continue working closely with Kenya Golf Union in developing the gane of golf in the country,” said Diaz who was speaking on behalf of the New CEO Mbuvi Ngunze. The event, which is one of the 15 events being held locally saw golfers play their hearts out. The second leg of the event moves to Limuru Country Club next Saturday. The international calendar of the KQ Safari Golf also starts this Saturday at the Tema Golf Club in Ghana.
Winners in every round of the series will walk away with a return ticket to one of the destinations that Kenya Airways flies to within Africa in addition to an opportunity to play in the grand finale slated for March next year in Nairobi.
The winner of the Grand Finale takes home the coveted KQ Golf Safari 2014/15 title, as well as a golf holiday for two to watch the British Open at the Home of Golf, The Old Course St. Andrews in July 2015.
Out of the 28 tournaments, 15 will be held in different golf courses in Kenya. Locally, the Kenya Airways Golf Safari will be played at the Thika Golf Club, Limuru Golf Club, Windsor Golf Club, Nyeri Golf Club, Nyali Golf Club, Royal Golf Club, Eldoret Golf Club, Nyanza Golf Club, Vet lab Golf club, Kiambu Golf Club, Nakuru Golf Club, Muthaiga Golf Club, Sigona Golf Club and Karen Golf Club. cheap nike air max 90 online cheap nike air max 90 online

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