Karen Country Club has one of the finest golf courses in sub-Saharan Africa and in 2017 it celebrates 80 years of existence. Karen Country Club has also just invested 25 million shillings in redesigning and remodeling all 18 greens, what better way to celebrate this significant anniversary and showcase the course than to hold a top notch golf competition.
Bringing together over 40 International PGA professionals, 23 Kenyan PGK professionals and an equal number of amateurs, the KCB Karen Masters should prove to be not only a great test of golfing ability but also a fantastic opportunity for local professional and amateur golfers to pit their skills against some of the best emerging talent on the European Challenge tour.
The International players will be coming from the UK, France, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Austria and possibly as far away as Australia. Robert Dinwiddie from England and Jens Dantorp are currently in the top ten Challenge Tour rankings and will be looking to perform well at the Karen Masters. The PGK has a very strong field including the PGK Chairman Jacob Okello, the Captain CJ Wangai and the very much on form Dismas Indiza and Stephan Engel-Anderson who is have a very exciting season on the Sunshine tour. PGA Pro, Karsten Maas will also join the field, Karsten has won on both the European and Senior tour in the past and as well as playing in the KCB Karen Masters he will be entertaining spectators with his internationally famous trick golf show on Saturday evening. Last and by no means least the two key players in Professional golf at Karen Country Club; John Njunge and Stuart Cohen will join the field to add local knowledge and flair to the occasion.