Over 150 golfersare expected to tee off at the Muthaiga Golf Club this Saturday for the twelfth edition of the Road to Gleneagles Johnnie Walker Golf Series.
The golfers, who will play in the competition’s four-ball, stableford format at the par 71 course, will tee off starting 0630hrs.
The golfers will battle it out as they aim to make the cut for the series’ semi-finals dubbed the Eagles’ Round to be played at the same venue in May 2022. This will then be followed by the Grand Finale where a fully paid trip to the iconic Gleneagles Golf Course in Scotland will be up for grabs.
The event follows the Limuru Golf Club leg where home player Dan Lubanga led his team of Rozita D’souza, Mukami Wangai, and Hassan Ileli to carding 114 points to emerge the overall winners of the twelfth leg of the Johnnie Walker Series played at the Limuru Country Club on Saturday. The team of Kamau Kuria, Timothy Njehia, Njeri Kiunjuri, and Aaron Kinyanjui came in second having scored a combined 111 points, two more than the team of Robert Gachaga, Joseph Ikanyi, Simon Mwang,i and Robert Njenga who claimed the second runners up position.
The three joined the list of teams that have already qualified to play in the Eagles Round.
Speaking at Limuru Country Club during the event, KBL Marketing Manager for Spirits Josephine Katambo said;
“KBL is a proud supporter of sports. We understand that this is not just about the game, it is also about the passion and drives shown by players and we are always ready to support them as they grow their talent. We are very proud to be a part of this tournament, which is sponsored by Johnnie Walker—a brand with a long tradition of supporting golfing talents around the world—and which we hope will help elevate Kenya’s golfing talents to another level and inspire more young people to take up sports professionally.”
“Golf, like any other sport, requires one to practice and compete regularly for one to be good at it. We, therefore, started this series with the aim to give as many golfers as possible a chance to play and compete regularly in order to better their skills and competitiveness,” she added. and also get to interact with our customers from the North Rift region,” said Katambo