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News

KGU, Kenya Golf Federation finally agree on unification elections in February

The breakthrough follows the ongoing arbitration by the Sports Disputes Tribunal under the leadership of J Ohaga. The dispute was...

PGA-K: We shall not be in a hurry to promote elite amateurs to pros

To say PGA-K is at crossroads is an understatement. The Association has a membership of close to 60 out of which...

Railways unveils “Road to Gleneagles” golf series top contestants

The team of Joseph Kagicha, Irene Kimeu, Ronald Wekesa, and Ibrahim Lande scored 117 points to emerge overall winners of the...

Ready for action? Here are Kenya’s top golf events to look out for in 2022.

After a two-year hiatus occasioned by coronavirus, international golf competitions are expected to resume this year.  Among the key competitions expected...

Officials quit as wrangles rock Junior Golf Foundation over US Kids Golf partnership

The bone of contention arises from the nature of the partnership which gives US Kids Golf exclusivity in the training of...

Now Kenya’s professional golfers register new body to champion their rights

In line with the Sports Act, PGA-K has crafted a five-year blue print and provided a funding wish-list to the Ministry...

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 golf clubs are struggling to construct and maintain greens

The Baobab course at Vipingo Ridge, Africa's only PGA-accredited course, has just concluded upgrading all its greens. The project which took...

Are your golf clubs genuine? Here are three simple ways to detect counterfeits

More than two million counterfeit golf products have been netted and 1,500 websites shut down.

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!

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