EVENT INFO

Venue
      Promoter
THE BARCLAYS KENYA OPEN
Muthaiga GC
P.O. Box 41651
Nairobi 00100
Kenya
Tel: + 254 20 3761280
Fax:  + 254 20 761268
Email: muthaigagolf@wanachi.com

Location: 5km from Nairobi

Nearest Airport: Nairobi

Entries Close: Thursday 17th March
      Patrick Obath
Eduardo & Associates
4th Floor Laiboni Centre
Lenana Road
PO Box 1535 – 00606
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: + 254 (0)20 493 8525
Tel: + 254 (0) 20 804 6027
Mob: + 254 (0) 722 513 548
Email: pobath@gmail.com

COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass - Bent
Height of cut - 2.85mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'6"
Any specific comments - nice contouring with quite a lot of gentle slopes

Fairways
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - varied, up to 25m wide
Any specific comments - good condition

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Kikuyu / Bent
Height of cut - 10mm

Rough
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 30mm, intermediate 70mm, rough 150mm

Weather
Weather in advance - heavy rains
Forecast for tournament - showers and thunderstorms forecast

Course
Opened - 6th November 2004
Course designer - Matkovich & Hayes
Special features - dam / river across the 1st / 9th holes
General playability - challenging test
Undulating / flat - front 9 undulating, back 9 generally flat
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - few on front 9, many on back 9
Changes to the course - using the old 'pre 2004' 2nd green which has been reconstructed

Other features
Plenty of bird life, especially Egyptian geese in the water ponds
Traditional African golf course with indigenous trees around the greens

Card Of Course

Muthaiga G.C.


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14442404 105539493
23228208 113217198
34377345 124459420
45551504 133191175
53223204 144474433
64507464 154396362
75616563 163224205
84498455 174346316
94414379 185534488
Out3638563526 In3533803090
7172366616


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Tournament Leaderboard

PosPlayer NameNatHolePar
1BOTHMA, MichielRSA18-14
2FERREIRA, TyroneRSA18-12
T3WALKER, SamENG18-9
T3BOSSERT, AndréSUI18-9
T3GRACE, BrandenRSA18-9
T6LUNDBERG, MikaelSWE18-8

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