NCBA Golf Series Tees Off

Aiming to Ignite East African Golfing Passion

The 2024 NCBA Golf Series, officially launched at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, promises an exciting journey for golf enthusiasts across East Africa. This year’s edition, the fourth since its 2021 inception, aims to be bigger and more expansive, solidifying its position as a premier regional golfing event.

Expanding Horizons:

Beyond Kenya, the 2024 series extends its reach to Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda, encompassing a total of 23 legs. Kicking off on March 2nd at the Kenya Railway Golf Club, the series traverses various clubs, fostering regional connections and igniting passion for the sport.

Fueling Local Talent:

The NCBA Golf Series champions the development of local golfing talent, aiming to establish East Africa as an international golfing destination. Alongside the amateur qualifier events, three junior tournaments organized by NCBA Group and the Kenya’s Junior Golf Foundation (JGF) will be held in Nakuru, Nanyuki, and Western, providing a platform for young players to showcase their skills.

Driving Positive Change:

John Gachora, NCBA Group Managing Director, expressed their commitment to the sport and its regional growth. He highlighted the series’ role in fostering talent, strengthening bonds, and contributing to the vibrant golfing community. Additionally, he emphasized the series’ alignment with NCBA’s “Change The Story” sustainability platform, aiming to drive positive societal change through regional sport development.

Partnerships for Growth:

The launch follows NCBA Group’s renewed partnerships with the Kenya Golf Union (KGU) and JGF, valued at Sh18 million. This support strengthens NCBA’s commitment to regional golfing initiatives. KGU receives Sh6 million to oversee the 2024 Kenya Golf Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) Series, while JGF receives Sh12 million to support junior events.

Building a Thrilling Tournament:

The KGU Chairman, Phillip Ocholla, expressed their delight in partnering with NCBA Group, emphasizing the series’ crucial role in nurturing talent and promoting the sport’s growth across the region.

Tournament Schedule:

  • Kenya Railway Golf Club (March 2nd)
  • Nakuru Golf Club (March 23rd)
  • Sean Cliff Golf Course (March 28th)
  • Eldoret Sports Club (April 6th)
  • Ruiru Sports Club (April 20th)
  • Thika Sports Club (May 4th)
  • Rwanda (May 4th)
  • Moi Airbase Eastleigh (May 11th)
  • Uganda Golf Club (June 8th)
  • Karen Country Club (June 15th)
  • Rwanda (June 15th)
  • Kili Golf Club (Tanzania)
  • Sigona Golf Club (July 13th)
  • Rwanda (July 13th)
  • Jinja Golf Club, Uganda (August 3rd)
  • Limuru Country Club (August 10th)
  • Vetlab Sports Club (August 24th)
  • Nanyuki Sports Club (August 31st)
  • Gymkhana Golf Club, Tanzania (September 21st)
  • Royal Nairobi Golf Club (September 28th)
  • Entebbe Club, Uganda (October 5th)
  • Nyali Golf & Country Club (October 12th)
  • Great Rift Valley Lodge (October 26th)
  • Muthaiga Golf Club (November 29th)

The 2024 NCBA Golf Series promises to be a thrilling journey, igniting passion, fostering talent, and contributing to the vibrant golfing landscape of East Africa.