Kiambu to Host 15th Leg of Johnnie Walker Golf Series

Kiambu to Host 15th Leg of Johnnie Walker Golf Series


Nanyuki Sports Club Captain Nyamu Njoroge in action during the 14th leg of the Johnnie Walker Golf Series in Nanyuki 

Kiambu Golf Club will this Saturday, April 16th, 2022 host the 15th edition of the ongoing Johnnie Walker Golf Series dubbed ‘Road to Gleneagles.’

A field of 144 golfers has been drawn to tee off at the 9-hole golf course, with the players hoping to qualify for the tournament’s Eagles Round be played at Muthaiga Golf Club.

The event follows the Nanyuki leg where home player Moses Muthoki led his team of Peter Rimui, Purity Githui, and Jadiel Muriungi to emerge the event’s overall winners, having carded a combined 107 points.

Coming in second was the team of John Mathai, Gen Waweru Luka Mwangi, and Francis Mathenge whose efforts returned a combined score of 102 to emerge the second runners-up on count back. They beat the team of Kevin Kabugi, Robert Gachai, Richard Kabugi, and Marlin Ndegwa who also carded 102 points to emerge third.

The three joined the list of teams that have already qualified to play in the next round.

This will then be followed by the Grand Finale where a fully paid trip to the iconic Gleneagles Golf Course in Scotland will be up for grabs.

Speaking ahead of the tournament, Josephine Katambo, Johnnie Walker Marketing Manager said; “We are delighted to take this series to Kiambu. Being the fifteenth event of the series, this has been nothing but an amazing journey for us. The tournament has provided an opportunity for amateur golfers around the country to showcase their talents as it has also offered us the chance to interact with our customers,” said Katambo.

“Sport has always been a great platform for us to interact with our consumers and stakeholders. Since our establishment one hundred years ago, we have always participated in sports as a means to support the communities where we operate. As we celebrate our centenary milestone this year, we commit to continue supporting sports now and in the future. As we head to Kiambu for this event, we are excited and look forward to another amazing golf outing at the scenic golf club,” added Katambo.