Karen Golf Club reshaped in readiness for 2015 Kenya Open Golf event
The venue of the 2015 Kenya Open Golf Championship has been reshaped and two greens replanted to increase level of competition. According to Kenya Open Golf Limited (KOGL) Tournament director, Patrick Obath, Karen Golf and Country Club has undertaken the landscaping as the competition aims at maintaining the regional recognition the tournament has earned over the years as East Africa’s premier golf event. The changes will increase competition as well as add to the course’s reputation as one of the finest in the continent by replanting green numbers two and green number. However, the attractions will remain the same save for an enhanced evening program for spectators on the and in the tournament village that will be set up on the Karen driving range. The tournament, slated for will include 156 players drawn from 26 countries in East Africa region, Africa, Europe, America and Asia. Sports Monthly calls for fair competition and may the best player win and take home the 3.1 million-shilling first prize purse.