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Snow, Wakhu to battle for Safari Tour opener in Nyali

Safari Tour series champion Greg Snow will lead other 40 professional golfers in this Saturday’s series opener at the Nyali Golf and Country Club in Mombasa.

Snow, will be facing off with Nyali champion David Wakhu from Golf Park, hard hitting Dismas Indiza and Windsor Golf Club’s Riz Charania. Mohit Mediratta, who missed most of the Safari Tour action last season, makes a return to the tournament this weekend.

The field also includes entries from Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.  Among the regional players whose entries have been received by the tournament organizers, Kenya Open Golf Limited, include Tanzania’s Nuru Mollel, Rajabu Pembe and Abdalla Yusuf; Uganda’s Philip Kasozi, Mwanja Becca, Dennis Anguyo, Bagalana Abbey and Toolit Brian; and double Sunshine Tour champion from Zimbabwe, Charamba Tongoona.

The event also features entries from elite amateurs, notably Zayan Din from Nyali.

The four-day tournament will tee off with a Pro-Am event which will see the Professional golfers play with amateurs on Saturday, the 24th of August at the same venue, before the main competition which will be played from Sunday 25th to Wednesday 28th August. A golf clinic will be held tomorrow at the same venue featuring a section of professional players taking amateur and junior golfers through a golf basics course.

Additional Information:

Safari Tour Calendar 2019/20

Event 1 Nyali Golf and Country Club 24th – 28th August 2019

Event 2 Uganda Open (Lake Victoria Serena) 10th – 14th September 2019

Event 3 Royal Nairobi Golf Club 12th – 16th October 2019

Event 4 Entebbe Open (Entebbe Golf Club) 30th Oct – 2nd Nov 2019

Event 5 Rwanda Open (Kigali Golf Club) 6th – 9th November 2019

Event 6 Great Rift Valley Golf Club 23rd – 27th November 2019

Event 7 Muthaiga Golf Club 14th – 18th December 2019

Event 8 Thika Greens 4th – 8th January 2020

Event 9 Sigona Golf Club 25th – 29th January 2020

Event 10 Kitante Open (Uganda Golf Club) 12th – 15th February 2020

Event 11 Karen Country Club 22nd -26th February 2020

Event 12 Tanzania Open (Kiligolf) TBC

2019 Magical Kenya Open, Karen Country Club, 12th – 15th March 2020.

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