Kenya Golf Union Names Victoria Cup Team


John Karichu during the Kenya Open Golf Tournament. (PHOTO/Sportpicha)
John Karichu during the Kenya Open Golf Tournament. (PHOTO/Sportpicha)

In Summary

  • The Kenya Golf Union has released the names of the national golf team that will take part in this year’s Victoria Cup
  • In a press release, KGU chairman Lucas Marang'a said that he has confidence in the team constituted to represent Kenya in the tournament

The Kenya Golf Union (KGU) has released the names of the national golf team that will take part in this year’s Victoria Cup.

In a press release, KGU chairman Lucas Marang’a said that he has confidence in the team constituted to represent Kenya in the tournament.

“We have some of the best players drawn from different clubs in the counrty. As a union, we are confident of retaining the Victoria Cup winners title for the 3rd time in a row.”

The 10-man team include John Karichu (Limuru Country Club), Mike Kisia (Vet lab) and Edwin Mudanyi (Vet Lab).

Others are Dennis Saikwa (Royal Nairobi), Isaac Makhoha, Daniel Nduva, Paul Muchangi and juniors Agil Is-Haq of Nyali Golf and Country Club Mombasa, Muthaiga’s Mutahi Kibugu, and Zubair Khan (Muthaiga).

The practice round starts on July 25, with the tournament officially teeing off on July 26 ending on July 28, 2018.

The event will be played on the Ryder Cup Format, where (Kenya and Uganda) will field 10 players each.

This is the third edition of the rotational Victoria Cup between Kenya and Uganda, with the inaugural tournament that took place at Muthaiga Golf Club in 2016 before moving to Uganda’s Entebbe Golf Club in 2017; where the Kenya team lifted the trophy in both occasions.

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