Kenneth Bollo returns to Nyali Golf Club as a professional golfer, seeking to emulate his 2016 good run when he won Nyali Open golf championships as an amateur under Golfer of The Year (GOTY) tournament.
The Royal Club member will be win first leg of Safari Tour Golf Series ahead of 2019 Kenya Open Golf championships to be staged at Karen Country and golf club.
With a million shillings up for grabs, Bollo will be up other professional contestants at the five day contest including Mumias Sugar Dismas Indiza, Jacob Okello of Golf Park, Riz Charania, Simon Ngige, Justus Madoya, Nelson Mudanyi, Jeff Kubwa among others.
They will join amateur golfers in a Pro-Am event tomorrow (Saturday).
Bollo said he has been training well expecting good results in the Coastal club.
“I have been practicing well hoping to perform well in Nyali,” said Bollo who is targeting the prestigious Kenya Open.
He added that though his swing has not been good since turning pro and his best perfomance came position seven but that has not hindered his efforts.
The man who has dominated Goty for years, is wishing that the 2016 gods revisit him to dominate the event.
“i have been performing well at Nyali, winning the Nyali Open in 2016. it is like my home club and I want to extend my good show,” said Bollo.
On Monday that Kenya Open has attained a European Tour status and shall, starting 2019, join the prestigious global golf series.
Safari Tour Calendar 2018/19
Event 1 – Nyali Golf & CC – August 18 to 22, 2018
Event 2 – Vet Lab SC – Sept 1 to 5, 2018
Event 3 – Limuru Country Club – October 27 to 31, 2018
Event 4 – Thika Greens- November 10 to 14, 2018
Event 5 – Karen Country Club – December 15 to 19, 2018
Event 6 – Muthaiga Golf Club – January 12 to 16, 2019
Event 7 – Safari Tour Classic – Venue TBC.