In Summary
  • In his design objective, Jones set out for a blend of a wonderful golf challenge and an enjoyable golf course - in a true Kenyan setting.
  • The course is expected to be ready for use by August 2015.
  • With 50 years experience playing on many different courses in the world, Jones says he had no difficulties on the design concept of the course.

The Longonot Gate Golf Course, an 18-hole par 72 championship course at the foothills of the picturesque Mount Longonot – which is nearing completion, is set to stand out as among the best golf courses in Africa.

It adds to Irish David Jones’ 17 greatest design feats – in Kenya, Tanzania, Turkey, Finland and Ireland.

The legendary golfer describes the course as an 'African Savannah Golf Course' which sensitive to the environment and set against a dramatic and eye-catching landscape.

In his design objective, Jones set out for a blend of a wonderful golf challenge and an enjoyable golf course - in a true Kenyan setting.

A world-class golf course that features interesting greens and provides amazing views, is overlooked by Mount Longonot at the back and a beautiful Lake Naivasha from the front view. With some 206 houses interspersed along the course – is a magnificent scene to behold.

The course is expected to be ready for use by August 2015.

STRATEGIC THINKING

A genuinely user friendly course, but with some subtle and challenging holes featuring winding fairways and tropical savannah vegetation, it will require good strategic thinking to master it.

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