Muthaiga duo,Lejirma, Maara make Kenya Open squad
The Kenya Golf Union, KGU, has named six amateur golfers who are set to feature at this years Kenya Open expected to be held 9th – 12th March 2023 at Muthaiga Golf Club.
The six amateurs selected to participate in the tournament include Dennis Maara of Limuru Country Club who won the 2022 Kenya Match Play Championship, John Lejirma of Kenya Railway Golf Club, who won the 2022 Kenya Amateur Strokeplay Championship, Jay Sandhu of Royal Nairobi Golf Club, who was the runner-up in the Kenya Amateur Golf Championship(KAGC), Njoroge Kibugu of Muthaiga Golf Club, who made the cut in last year's Kenya Open, Daniel Kiragu of Muthaiga Golf Club, who is currently the best junior player in the country and Adel Balala of Nyali Golf & Country Club, who was the lowest gross winner in 2022.
‘These golfers have worked hard to earn their spots in the tournament and we are confident that they will represent Kenya with distinction. The Magical Kenya Open is a great opportunity for these amateurs to showcase their skills on the international stage and we wish them all the best. This premier event brings together some of the best golfers from around the world, and we are proud to have these talented amateurs representing Kenya.’ Said Njani Ndiritu , Chairman Kenya Golf Union.