By David Karanja
The 49th edition of the Kenya Open golf tournament will be held on the 23rd-26th of March 2017 at the Muthaiga golf club.
The annual tournament which returns to the Muthaiga golf course after an absence of five years Wednesday received a 50 million shillings sponsorship deal from Barclays Bank of Kenya.
156 golfers from across the globe will battle for the top prize of approximately over 3.2 million shillings.
Hosts Kenya will be represented by a contingent of 26 players; 22 pros and 4 amateurs.
The 2017 tournament will be preceded by a Pro-Am tournament so as to give Kenyan amateurs an opportunity to play with, and learn from the best in the sport from all over the globe.