Kenya Golf Guide

Stephen Muchau Githiaka (right) is the new KGU chairman and Richard Wanjalla (left) will be the Vice Chairman.


Vet Lab Sports Club’s Muchau Githiaka has been elected the new chairman of Kenya Golf Union (KGU).

Githiaka who will serve in 2016/17 was elected during the KGU Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the weekend held at Muthaiga Golf Club. He succeeded Anthony Muhoro who will continue sitting in the KGU board as the immediate former Chairman.
Githiaka joined the KGU in 2011 as an Executive and later served as Hon Secretary in 2014 before rising through the ranks to become the Vice Chairman in 2015.
In his maiden speech, the new KGU boss thanked all the golfers for exuding confidence in him and promised to dedicate his services to the Union at his best. He promised to put more synergy on Golf development as well as searching and developing golfing talents across the country.
Githiaka promised to strengthen GOTY by supporting the players as well as the host clubs with technical assistance in course preparations, running events as well as refereeing.
“Golf is a disciplined sport and can contribute towards the country’s economy. I promise to uphold this and engage the relevant stakeholders in making achieving this reality,” said Githiaka.
He further pledged to ensure full implementation of the strategic plan which will guide us in achieving the above mentioned issues. The KGU Strategic plan is founded on the following Key Priority Areas: Customer Service, Golf as a Sport, Infrastructure, facilities & access to golf.
In the meantime, Richard Nyongesa Wanjalla (Muthaiga) was elected as the Vice Chairman while Limuru’s Lucas Marang’a and Karen’s Anthony Murage were elected as the Hon. Secretary and Hon. Treasurer respectively.
Other Executives that were elected include Ndiga Kithae (Thika), Asif Padamshi (Windsor), George Gathu (KAF) Peter Kiguru(Sigona), Vincent Wang’ombe (Limuru )and Ben Omuodo from Royal Nairobi Golf Club. air max 97 air max 97

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