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KCB Golf Series heads to Burundi as over 100 enlist

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The KCB East Africa golf series heads to the nine-hole Burundi’s Bujumbura Golf Club.

The leg has attracted over 100 top amateur golfers from the east africa region.

The players  will be battling for a spot in the tour’s grand finale scheduled for December 6 while also fighting for the day’s prizes.

Speaking ahead of the much-awaited tourney, Bujumbura Golf Club Captain Huynen Benjamin said: “The KCB East Africa Golf Tour has played a pivotal role in bolstering the sport in the East African region, empowering thousands of golfers to hone their skills and nurturing emerging talent. The Club is elated to once again partner with the Bank for the second year running in this noble initiative that will be instrumental in growing this sport.”

The Burundi leg of the series, which is the first golf event held outside Kenya will see the morning tee get underway at 6:30 am while the afternoon tee is expected to tee off at 12:30 pm at the par 71 golf course.

In Kenya, the tour has so far traversed Mombasa, Nakuru, Kakamega, Eldoret, Nandi, and Kericho Counties reaching over 800 participants and over 500 juniors through the clinics that ran concurrently with the series.

“Our interaction with golfers so far has been commendable. The numbers we are receiving across the different courses are high therefore through the series, we are making real impact reaching as many people as we can. We want to grow this sport to an elite level and to build the next generation of golfers,” reckoned KCB Group Director Marketing and Communications Rosalind Gichuru.

The series returns to Kenya on May 17 at  at the Nakuru Golf course.

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