Maara/Muchangi pair predict a win at Nairobi Foursome to tee off KGU calendar

Immediate former Limuru golf club captain Dennis Maara will be pairing up with his club mate Paul Muchangi at Friday’s Nairobi District Foursome golf tournament that tees off this today morning at the par 71 Muthaiga Golf club.

Maara, who has had a good run in the Kenya Amateur Golf Championships (KAGC) former Golfer of the Year (GOTY) when he won Coronation Trophy in Nakuru and Hippo Pot, the Nyanza Open in Kisumu said they have prepared well to the tournament, which is a 2022 season opener in the Kenya Golf Union (KGU) calendar.

“We are well prepared for the tournament and that will open doors for us in the KAGC series that will tee off in two weeks’ time with Sigona Bowl at Sigona Club,” said Maara.

According to the fixture released by KGU, the Maara and Muchangi pair playing for Limuru A will be facing off with the Thika C pair of Paul Nduati and Winston Kimani at 12:00pm.

Maara added that they had only one training together with Muchangi on Wednesday but that will not deter their progression in the three day event that tees off on Friday morning to Sunday afternoon.

“We are on course and our mission is to win the title despite taking like three years without playing the tournament,” he said.

The union has added three KAGC meetings on the calendar as well as international tournaments. The additional meetings will be played on 36 holes and calendar now has Golf Park Tournament to be played at the Golf Park club between May 14th and 15th, another added meeting is Malindi Open that will be played on Malindi club between August 27th and 28th and Kiambu Open set for November 19th and 20th at the Kiambu club.

With the Magical Kenya Open, the European Tour set for March 3rd to 6th leads the international tournaments, they also have the Regional Four Amateur Championships to be held in Uganda, Victoria Cup, and All Africa Team Golf Championships among others.

And for the first time, Baobab Vipingo Ridge Golf Resort will be hosting the Kenya Amateur Stroke Play Championships, the 2023 Magical Kenya Open qualifier while Kenya Amateur Match-play championships will be held at the Royal Club.

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