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Adel Balala clinches Kenya Open ticket after Strokeplay victory in Nakuru

A wire-to-wire performance saw the youthful Balala close the week on seven under par 285 to ward off a spirited challenge...

Uganda’s Deo Akope outsmarts Ngige at Nyali to clinch first Safari Tour title

The Ugandan took the game by the scruff when a timely birdie on the par-3 fifteenth hole saw him open a...

Uganda’s Deo Akope inches closer to maiden Safari Tour win

That the Safari Tour has proved a tough nut to crack for Ugandan pros is no secret. Now in its fourth...

Safari Tour: Snow, Njoroge miss cut as Chinhoi rediscovers form at Nyali

The title fight at Nyali is taking shape in what could be another mouthwatering slugfest between arch- rivals Robson Chinhoi and...

Wakhu completes Safari Tour hat-trick after an uninspired win at Great Rift

Arguably, it was the highest scoring day ever witnessed in a Safari Tour final round as the average strokes stood at...

Safari Tour: David Wakhu goes four shots clear at Great Rift

Wakhu is the only player who has shot under par in all the three rounds this week. He will go toe-to-...

Features

Talent going to waste as Kenya’s affluent families shun local professional golf

The Professional Golfers of Kenya, PGK, has a membership of less than 100 golfers in a country that boasts of close...

How to make a golf club self-sustaining; 5 tips from outgoing Karen GM Sam Mwai

It is an open secret that many golf clubs in Kenya are struggling to stay afloat. Even before the advent of...

Shem Orwenyo: “YouTube Coach” on a mission to professionalize golf coaching in Kenya

We need golf administrators who are visionary, people who understand sports management and who see the potential of golf.

David Wakhu: 5 things I learnt from my interaction with foreign pros

Besides the interactions, the two tournaments accorded me an opportunity to observe a lot of things, basic and complex, that distinguish...

Justin Harding: The secret behind my Magical Kenya Open success

When Justin Harding shot -21 gross yesterday to win the Magical Kenya Open, two significant things happened in his life; first,...

Robson Chinhoi: The witty Zimbabwean tormenting Kenyans

Starved of professional golf events and facing the vagaries of an economy in recession, when Robson Chinhoi embarked on the 2,800...

Opinion & Blogs

Why many pros are now shooting under-par scores on Safari Tour

Twenty-six sub-par rounds were registered at the just concluded Safari Tour season opener at Sigona marking an unprecedented low scoring in...

Lessons from South Africa on how to take golf to the masses

To date, KGU is still toying with various initiatives in her quest to make golf a mass sport which, sadly, have...

Inconsistencies in WHS application derailing standardization efforts

Previously we had six sets of Handicap Rules around the world; now we have a different set of rules for every...

How the prevailing cold weather is affecting your game

The Meteorological Department has warned that temperatures might go down to as low 3°C in some parts of the country!

Three things you should be doing to improve your swing during lockdown

As we wait for direction on resumption of sporting activities, it is definite that the month-long layoff has taken a toll...

Pros must embrace specialization to build successful careers

It is a high time that PGK worked with the Kenya Golf Union, KGU, to map out all the roles in...

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