•The event is one of the most popular team events in the country marking the opening of golfing activities this year across the country.
•According to the draw released on Wednesday, the hosts will have the lion's share of 14 pairs followed by Royal Nairobi's 11 pairs.
Muthaiga Golf Club captain Bo Ciera has predicted a tough encounter when over 70 pairs battle it out in the Nairobi District Foursome tournament at the par 71 Muthaiga Golf Club this weekend.
Ciera confirmed 70 pairs of golfers had confirmed for the event which will run from tomorrow to Sunday.
He said they will play a 36-hole qualifying round on Friday before pairing top players for Saturday and Sunday play.
“We shall have strokeplay on Friday (two rounds of play) before we seed them for prizes come Saturday and Sunday. The entries this time around are better than previous years and we look forward to a competitive event ever,” said Ciera.
He said the over 70 pairs will be representing the 13 clubs based in the Nairobi District with the number of players increasing yearly.
“Initially, we used to have like 30 pairs only but due to the good organization, we are receiving many entries from various clubs,” said Ciera.
The event is one of the most popular team events in the country marking the opening of golfing activities this year across the country.
According to the draw released on Wednesday, the hosts will have the lion's share of 14 pairs followed by Royal Nairobi's 11 pairs.
Reigning champions Akshay Chandaria and Sandeep Matharu will be defending their title as well as finalists Jack Mwangi and Isaac Makokha from Vet Lab.
Other notable pairs are the reigning KAGC champion Michael Karanga/ Steve Kiaro (Kiambu), John Lejirma/Edward Manywanda ( Railway), Kevin Juma/Robert Nyachoga, Korby Gaitiramu/Njogu Kungu (Royal), Ebill Omollo/ Lee Njoroge, Kavit Bhakoo/John Gitonga, Khushil Nathwani /Neer Chandaria and Daniel Kiragu/ Fred Njoroge (Muthaiga).
After the Foursome event, top amateurs will begin their journey to earn slots at the 2025 Magical Kenya Open when the Kenya Amateur Golf Championships (KAGC) tees off in two weeks with the Sigona Bowl at Sigona.