In Summary
  • The long and most challenging Thika Greens, a few kilometres from Thika town, will be the venue of the Kenya Open Amateur Match Play Championship whose 2017 edition was held at Vet Lab Sports Club and won by Thika’s Joseph Gathumbi.

Sigona Golf Club in Kiambu County and the Thika Greens Golf Resort in Muranga county will host the 2018 Kenya Golf Union major championships.

According to the 2018 Kenya Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) series just released by the Kenya Golf Union (KGU), Sigona, with its beautiful course, is scheduled to host the Kenya Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship from October 19 to 22.

The long and most challenging Thika Greens, a few kilometres from Thika town, will be the venue of the Kenya Open Amateur Match Play Championship whose 2017 edition was held at Vet Lab Sports Club and won by Thika’s Joseph Gathumbi.

The two events are the country’s major championship events organised by the KGU and which rotate to the various 18-hole courses in the country.

This year’s Open Strokeplay was held at Nyali Golf and Country Club in Mombasa where local boy Daniel Nduva emerged the winner. The 2018 KAGC calendar kicks off at Sigona with the 54-hole Sigona Bowl, one of the events in the country that also counts towards the World Amateur Rankings.

It will take place on January 20 to 21 and will be followed by the Mt Kenya Championship at the nine-hole Nyeri Golf Club from February 3 to 4.

There are 19 events in the KAGC series, formerly the Golfer of The Year (Goty).

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