VENUE INFO

Venue             Promoter
Barclays Kenya Open
Karen Country Club
P.O. Box 24816
00502
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: + 254 (0)20 3882801/2 or + 254 733 606 950
Fax:  + 254 20 88 4088
Email: enquiries@karen.or.ke
Website: www.karencountryclub.org

Location: 12 miles South of Nairobi

Nearest Airport: Nairobi

Entries Close: Thursday 20th February
            Kenya Golf Open Limited
4th Floor Laiboni Centre
Lenana Road
PO Box 1535 – 00606
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: + 254 (0)20 493 8525 or + 254 (0)20 804 6027
Mobile: + 254 (0)722 513 548

Contact: Patrick Obath
Email: pobath@gmail.com

 


COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass - Bermuda Grass (Bradley) and Poa
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'
Any specific comments - small, undulating greens and reasonably good condition

Fairways
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 12mm
General width and contouring - 25 metres, undulating
Any specific comments - excellent

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Kikuyu (tees), Bermuda Grass - Mardi River (collars)
Height of cut - 6mm
Any specific comments - very good

Rough
Type of grass - Kikuyu and native grasses
Height of cut - semi 32mm, rough 75mm

Weather
Weather in advance - dry and sunny with plenty of rainfall in January
Forecast for tournament - dry, sunny

Course
Opened - October 1937
Course designer - Remy Martin
Special features - good variety of interesting holes
General playability - varied challenge
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - few
Changes to the course - new green on fourth hole, new lake at 12th and 18th, and a ditch running down the right hand side of the 15th and 17th tees

Other features
Course is on the farm of Karen Blixen and is close to her former residence, which is now a museum

Card Of Course

Karen CC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14350320 104351321
25566518 114396362
35524479 124306280
44430393 134457418
53213195 143137125
64472432 155552505
73180165 163195178
84377345 174455416
94436399 185556508
Out3635483246 In3634053113
7269536359


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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1ROOS, JakeRSA18-10
T2JENSEN, LasseDEN18-9
T2BERNADET, AdrienFRA18-9
T2ORIOL, PedroESP18-9
T5BROWN, StevenENG18-7
T5KEMMER, DodgeUSA18-7

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