Kenya Golf Guide

Nicholas Rokoine in action at Karen Club today.


Muthaiga’s Nicholas Rokoine emerged the winner on the final day of the three-day Barclays Pro-Am Golf tournament, that concluded today at Karen Golf and Country Club today.

Today’s final round saw up to 15 local players participate, all of whom have a slot at the Grand Finale Golf Tournament at the end of this month. The players will also receive a cash reward of Ksh 500,000 to be shared among them.

So far, 84 players drawn from Nakuru, Machakos, Kitale, Nyanza, Sigona, Nanyuki, Thika, Nyali, Eldoret, Vet Lab, Karen, Royal Nairobi Club, Lumuru and Muthaiga Golf Clubs have qualified to participate in the Grand Finale to be held at the Karen Country club on 28th of March.

Sponsors of the tournament, Barclays Bank, have invested over Ksh 85 million since 2012 to boost the profile of the sport in Kenya.

So far, reigning golfer of the year John Karichu (Limuru), Nelson Simwa, Robinson Owiti (both of Vet Lab), Alfred Nandwa (Railway), Boniface Kosgey (Golf Park) and Mathew Wahome (Nyali) have qualified to represent the country at the prestigious Kenya Open which will run from 7th- 12th April at the Karen Country Club. nike air max 1 nike air max 1

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