Sport Safari Kenya and Tanzania
East Africa(Kenya and Tanzania) great courses are as famouse as its game reserve.We will take you to some of the most greens across the planet.
Play golf from a choice of 5 different golf courses. Overnight at Safari Park Hotel.
Karen Golf and Country Club
6953 yards – par 72 – 18 holes Home of the Kenya Open since 2004. Considered by some to be one of the prettiest courses in Kenya because of its profusion of flowering trees and bushes, Karen Country Club is a must play. It is certainly one of the top 18-hole championship courses in the country. The course is next to the house of Karen Blixen – the author of “Out of Africa” and situated in the colonial suburb of Karen. Karen Country Club is a delightful course to play. You will most likely think back on your round of golf here, with fond recollections.
Sigona Golf Club
6892 yards par 72 – 18 holes Sigona Golf Club has a fine reputation for having some of the most beautiful fairways in Kenya. Sitting near the Rift Valley at an altitude of 6,600 feet (2200m), Sigona receives more than average rainfall. The Kikuyu grass keeps the course looking lush and verdant year round. The green keeper tells: ”any player can use almost any golf club, from his driver to his sand wedge, off these fairways”. The course is very hilly and most of the eighteen tees are elevated. It is one course that will definitely test your golf skills along with your physical conditioning. Sigona provides tough but very pleasant 18 holes of golf.
Limuru Country Club
6598 yards – par 71 – 18 holes Limuru Country Club’s 18-hole golf course is extremely enjoyable to play. Not only is its tea country location aesthetically appealing, but the lush, green course is well manicured and well maintained. The 40 minutes drive takes you up through verdant tea fields stretching for miles and miles on either side of the road. At an elevation of 7000 feet (2130 meters), the golf course receives more rainfall and provides a year-round lush green carpet of turf. Most sand traps are deep and have very large mounds to contend with. This is a delight to play and is guaranteed to have you coming back for more.
Muthaiga Golf Club
6801 yards – par 72 – 18 holes. Muthaiga Golf Club lies at the edge of Karura forest and sport many indigenous trees. A variety of trees and flowering bushes not only come into play on almost every hole, but also make this course one of the prettiest to play. The layout is beautiful and one that has many challenges in store for both the regular and the visiting golfer. Home of the Kenya Open Golf Championship until 2004 – part of the European PGA. Past winners include Ballesteros, Woosnam, Canizaes en Maarten Lafeber. Beware of the bunkers in the front of the fastest greens in East Africa. The course is very well maintained and a pleasure to play. Muthaiga Golf Club has undergone a complete reconstruction of its course by course architect Peter Matkovich, who also designed the Arabella Golf Club in South Africa. Muthaiga is now again the leading course in Kenya and East Africa for professional golf tournaments and avid golfers alike.
Royal Nairobi Golf Club
7021 yards – par 71 – 18 holes. It hosts some of the country’s prestigious events. The front nine is relatively flat, while the back nine have the characteristics of a rolling hillside. The course is very well maintained. Flowering bushes and a huge assortment of tree species lend colour and aesthetic appeal to the course. The lovely Ngong Hills can be seen from different viewpoints all along the course. Royal Nairobi Golf Club hosts some of the prettiest holes in Kenya and offers the average golfer a real opportunity to card a good round of golf.