Kenya Open: Pro-Am tee-ed off today

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March 30, 2011 – The 43rd edition of the Barclays Kenya Open Golf Championship tee-ed off today at Muthaiga Golf Club.  Part of the Challenge Tour Schedule for the last 20 years, the Barclays Kenya Open has been a favourite for the spectators and the players.

The Pro-Am event kicked off the 4-day Open which featured approximately 150 local and international golfers.  Kenya featured selected Amateurs and about 15 pros for the main event.

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Some things to look forward to this weekend:

The Longest Drive Competition held this Friday, April 1st

The Charity Shoot held on Saturday, April 2nd

Hole-In-One: the latest Toyota Prado will be awarded to the first professional player to get a hole-in-one at the 13th hole 

The various hospitality tents from all of the sponsors

Aside from being a crowd and tour favourite, the Kenya Open Golf Championship also attracts many returning local corporate sponsors.  The continued support of the Open underscores the local commitment to the development of golf and sports in general in Kenya.  Official sponsors such as Dasani, who has been a part of the Open several years, will be hydrating the players and spectators in their hospitality tent, so make sure you go “Treat yourself well”.

Maureen Muzondo from C.I.A., which specializes in experiential marketing, is excited for this year’s event.

“I look forward to seeing the golfers in action.  I try to keep track of their continued progress over the years.  Also, I enjoy the spectators since they bring a supportive feeling throughout the grounds.”

Make sure you head to the Open this weekend to enjoy some pro-golfing and the excitement of being a spectator on the greens!

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Photo credits: Susan Wong

 

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SUSAN WONG

Susan Wong is the Editor of Capital Lifestyle, a resident photographer, an award-winning journalist, radio presenter, full-time adventurer, long-time admirer of anything edible, and a spicy food athlete at Capital FM.

  • Kane

    Is he still to be addressed as HON. MUSALIA MUDAVADI, EGH. ?

    I believe the Hon should no be dropped as he goes into a political hibernation.

    Hope to see you back in the ring soon though.

  • wawesh

    musalia which supporters stop trying to pitia kati kati we dont ned your advice you are a looser just accept that and continue with life stop making yourself relevant when you know and the people of kenya have demonstrated that you are not

  • oblgato

    Wycliffe knew his relevance by accepting 20% of the government while being proppoed (set up) for presidency

  • young politician

    thanks to Hon. Musalia Mudavadi for conceding defeat and preaching peace.dont loose hope try next time.thats great,thanks for reaching that level.

  • anju

    very brave and very intellegent man. truly we should proud of our this type of politician.he is too good, salute to him……

  • oblgato

    Dear Bloggers, I hope you have now internalized the import of MMs run and relevance of the words in his concession. RAO neede only 4,100 votes to force a run off and polarize kenya further Bavo MM

  • Apoke

    Bravo MM. We know there were lots of propaganda against from some quotas. However, despite the propaganda, you still soldiered on. Elections is not end of life. You will fight another day God willing.

  • ali mohamed

    Hahaha… Mudavadi cannot even advise Luhyas . He should go back to Muliro gardens and issue his advise from there, we shall taken him seriously.

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