In Summary
  • It’s a big day on Saturday at Thika Sports Club as its par 72 course, currently in an excellent condition, hosts the annual Kahawa Sukari Golf tournament.
  • A record field of 260 golfers, the highest in this event so far, were drawn to fight it out for a number of prizes being offered.
  • A one day tournament, the Kahawa Sukari golf tournament was started in 2014 by the residents of Kahawa Sukari estate who are members of Thika Sports Club.

It’s a big day on Saturday at Thika Sports Club as its par 72 course, currently in an excellent condition, hosts the annual Kahawa Sukari Golf tournament.

A record field of 260 golfers, the highest in this event so far, were drawn to fight it out for a number of prizes being offered.

A one day tournament, the Kahawa Sukari golf tournament was started in 2014 by the residents of Kahawa Sukari estate who are members of Thika Sports Club.

It was started to promote the game of golf as well as support the club’s golf calendar.

Usually played over the month of November, the event encouraged a number of people to start playing golf at Thika in addition to also promoting and encouraging junior golfing and other social activities at the club.

Besides the golf tournament, the club management has over the years run a mini-junior golf training programme conducted by the club pros. This year’s junior programme which started on Thursday ends Friday.

However, on Saturday there will be a Kids day out for non junior golfers that includes a swimming gala.

On the main golf event, among those drawn include inaugural winner Moses Gatonye, 2015 champion David wa Matano, and last year’s winner Mariah Muthee.

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