VENUE INFO

Barclays Kenya Open

Muthaiga GC

P.O Box 41651

Nairobi 00100

Kenya  

 

Tel:    +254 20 3761280 / +254 72 2168720

Fax:   +254 20 3761268

Email:muthaigagolf@wanachi.com

 

Location: 5km from Nairobi

Nearest Airport: Nairobi

COURSE INFO

Greens
Type of grass - Bent
Height of cut - 3.2mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'6"

Fairways
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 10mm

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Kikuyu / Bent
Height of cut - 8mm

Rough
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - semi 25mm, rough 80mm

Weather
Weather in advance - Wet -150mm of rain in 4 days
Forecast for tournament - Less rain but still very heavy showers

Course
Opened - 6th November 2004
Course designer - Peter Matkovich
Special features - Many lakes around the course
General playability - a good test for all abilities
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - Parkland, tree lined
Many / few water hazards - Many lakes

Changes to the course - Using the lower 2nd green


Other features
- 9 holes (now the back 9) were opened in 1914. Full redesign in 2004
- It has held the Barclays Kenya Open more than any other Kenyan Venue. This is the 50th anniversary of the Kenya Open and it's prize fund of €500,000 is the largest prize purse on the 2018 Challenge Tour schedule. 

Card Of Course

Muthaiga GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14442404 105539493
23176161 113217198
34377345 124459420
45551504 133191175
53223204 144474433
64507464 154396362
75616563 163224205
84498455 174346316
94414379 185534488
Out3638043479 In3533803090
7171846569


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1GAGLI, LorenzoITA18-11
2FAHRBRING, JensSWE18-11
T3SAMOOJA, KalleFIN18-10
T3GEYGER, NicoCHI18-10
T3MEJOW, PhilippGER18-10
T6BEKKER, OliverRSA18-9

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