More than 280 golfers drawn from different clubs in Kenya are expected to converge at the par 73 Ruiru Golf Course for the legendary tournament this coming Saturday.
Legendary golfers, a multi-disciplinary group of professionals brought together by the beautiful game of golf will compete for the top prizes as organizers promise a fun-filled outing from morning and crowning it with live band music in the evening.
The 18-hole course will see action tee off at 6:40 am, while the afternoon tee will start at 10:50 am- to 1:30 pm at the event powered by among others Edlon Group Limited, Corporate Masters, Bransons Kitchen, Grandstart, AfrInsight Consulting.
“We are delighted to host some of the biggest names in the sport this weekend during the legendary golf day in Ruiru,” says Ruiru Club Captain, Mr Jessy Ndegwa. We have partnered with some of the top corporate brands to organize this amazing tourney that will see the winners grab top prizes.”
Mr Ndegwa says the Ruiru course is in good shape, and the greens offer an enabling environment for players to compete.
Ms Tabitha Kiragu an ardent golfer who was crowned the overall winner of the inaugural IPF golf tournament last weekend at the same venue after she carded an excellent score of 42 stableford points, will be one of the key players to watch including single handicap long hitting Emmanuel Wachira, Mary Wambui and David Kibui.
“I am looking forward to picking up from where I left last weekend having won over 190 top amateurs. It is going to be a very tough battle against the best golfers in the country, but I believe with my experience and good run of form I will emerge victorious in this tourney. My swing is there, and I intend to make a statement right from the onset,” says Ms Kiragu, the Ruiru-based player.
This is part of Ruiru Sports Club series of activities that began earlier in the year with corporate entities like KCB hosting tournaments at the Thika-based facility as it marks 100 years of existence.
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