Society Glam on the Greens as Vipingo Ridge hosts The Ladies European Open

A week of Spectacular lush gorgeous views, over 108 world class players, Capricious Kaskazi and Kusi monsoon breezes, A PGA Baobab Course, glammed up ladies and gentlemen, plenty of Sunshine against the finest Bermuda grass…all under one roof. This is not a dream and certainly not somewhere overseas. This, is what one of the most beautiful, scenic and tranquil locations on the Kenyan Coast and home to a five-star private residential golfing destination, Vipingo Ridge delivered for an entire week as Kenya hosted the inaugural and much-anticipated Magical Kenya Ladies Open presented by M-Pesa Global on the PGA Baobab Course from 5th to 8th of December 2019.

It was not just about the swing – it was a beautiful week to network and socialize and look fabulous with fun entertainment and a festival atmosphere set in a beautiful scenery. Oh my Word. It was the best golfing action ever witnessed in the region as Esther Henseleit carded a course record eight under par 64 to win the tournament by one shot and clinch the Ladies European Tour Order of Merit title on a dramatic final day at Vipingo Ridge.

The 2019 Magical Kenya Ladies Open presented by MPesa Global {M-PESA global is a service that enables M-PESA registered customers to send and receive money globally} brought together all the prestige that is associated with golf, fashion, and lifestyle event at Vipingo Ridge, selected as Kenya’s number one golf course by Top 100 Golf Courses. Guests were immersed in the famed Kenyan coastal summer feeling of clear blue skies and endless summer afternoons envied by so many around the world yet only exclusive to this beautiful country- Magical Kenya.

Among those in attendance were the First Lady of the Republic of Kenya, Mrs Margaret Kenyatta, Cabinet Secretary Sports Heritage and Culture, Amb Amina Mohammed, Cabinet Secretary Tourism and Wildlife Najib Balala, Kilifi County Governor Amason Kingi, Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho, Supreme Court Judge, Njoki Ndungu, Vipingo Ridge Chairman and founder member and his wife Alastair and Lyn Cavenagh, Chief Financial Services Officer- Safaricom PLC Sitoyo Lopokoiyit, IT guru & founder of software project Ushahidi Juliana Rotich, Capital FM 98.4 Commercial Director Faridah Idris, Digital Director at Capital FM 98.4 David Muba etc.

Magical Kenya Ladies Open presented by Mpesa Global returns next year and promises to be once again one
of the region’s not only top golfing International world class tournament but also the social highlight of the year, a powerful platform and an outstanding day of networking and socializing.


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