NCBA Golf Series 2024 tees up across East Africa

The 2024 NCBA Golf Series has kicked off today at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, signaling the start of an exciting journey for golf enthusiasts across East Africa.

Now in its fourth edition since its inception in 2021, this year’s series is set to be larger and more thrilling.

Expanding on the success of the previous year, the 2024 NCBA Golf Series will extend its reach to golf clubs not just in Kenya but also in Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda, further cementing its status as a premier golfing event in East Africa.

With 23 legs planned, the series will begin with the first leg scheduled for this Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the Kenya Railway Golf Club, followed by a series of events at various clubs in Kenya and beyond.

NCBA Golf Series 2024 qualifiers

Overall, NCBA Golf Series seeks to fuel the growth of local golfing talent in Kenya and across East Africa, and establish the region as an international golfing destination.

In addition to the amateur qualifier events, NCBA Group, in partnership with Kenya’s Junior Golf Foundation (JGF), will host three junior tournaments in Nakuru Golf Club, Nanyuki Sports Club, and Western.

These events, scheduled a day after the qualifiers at the respective clubs, will provide a platform for young talent to showcase their skills and passion for the sport.

NCBA Group Managing Director John Gachora said: “We are thrilled to launch the 2024 NCBA Golf Series, which represents a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to the sport of golf and its development in East Africa.

“Through this series, we aim to inspire passion, foster talent, and strengthen bonds across borders, ultimately contributing to the growth and vibrancy of the golfing community.”

Mr. Gachora highlighted that the golf series is part of the bank’s sustainability platform, Change The Story, launched last year, aiming at driving positive change in society.

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Growing the sport of golf in East Africa

He added, “The NCBA Golf Series, now in its 4th edition, underscores our steadfast commitment to growing the sport of golf in the region. We aim to inspire greatness in sports among communities and provide a platform for both seasoned players and emerging talent to showcase their skills.”

The Kenya Golf Union (KGU) Chairman Phillip Ocholla also expressed his delight in partnering with NCBA Group in the 2024 NCBA Golf Series. He noted, “This collaboration underscores our shared commitment to nurturing golfing talent and promoting the sport’s growth across Kenya and beyond. The series provides an excellent platform for amateur golfers to showcase their skills and compete at the highest level, further solidifying Kenya’s position as a leading golfing destination in the region.”

2024 NCBA Golf Series launch follows NCBA Group’s recent renewal of partnerships with the Kenya Golf Union (KGU) and the Junior Golf Foundation (JGF), valued at Kes18 million.

Under these partnerships, KGU received Kes6 million to oversee the 2024 Kenya Golf Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) Series, while JGF received Sh12 million to support this year’s junior golf events.

These initiatives underline NCBA Group’s unwavering support for golfing initiatives in the region, aiming to nurture talent, promote inclusivity, and foster unity across East Africa’s golfing community.

Swing into Action: Save the Dates for the 2024 NCBA Golf Series

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

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