VENUE INFO

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
 

 

 

COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass: Due to course renovations, there are a variety of different grasses: Bermuda Grass (Bradley), Poa & Dominator Agrostis
Height of cut: 3.1mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading: 10'3"

Other comments: small undulating greens, reasonably good condition

Fairways
Type of grass: Kikuyu
Height of cut: 13mm
General width and contouring: 25 metres, undulating

Tees / collars
Type of grass: Tees - Kikuyu, Collars – Bermuda Grass (Mardi River)
Height of cut: 10mm

Rough

Type of grass: Kikuyu and native grasses
Height of cut: semi 30mm, rough 100mm

Weather
Weather in advance: Dry, hot and sunny with occasional showers
Forecast for tournament: Hot and sunny with a chance of thunderstorms later in the week


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 greens on holes 9,10,12 & 18

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 104343314
25566518 114396362
35524479 124306280
44430393 134457418
53213195 143137125
64472432 155552505
73180165 163195178
84377345 174455416
94445407 185553506
Out3635573254 In3633943104
7269516358


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1SODERBERG, SebastianSWE18-18
2LANGASQUE (AM), RomainFRA18-15
3RITTHAMMER, BerndGER18-14
T4BEZUIDENHOUT, ChristiaanRSA18-11
T4FRITTELLI, DylanRSA18-11
T4KOFSTAD, EspenNOR18-11

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