Jovago, Africa’s leading online hotel booking site marked yet another initiative in bolstering national effort promoting Golf Tourism in the country. The company took on title sponsorship for QMP Golf Tournament held at Thika Sports Club on.
On Saturday, 30th June 2015,
Estelle Verdier, the Managing Director for Jovago East and Southern Africa termed the tournament a success, urging corporates and industry players to show support and help exploit the full potential of Golfing in Kenya, “when golfers visit our Kenyan courses, they not only pack the best of their clubs, but also include a binoculars and safari gear, golf tourism is a niche that we must explore to improve our global traction”
The history of Golf in Kenya dates back to 1906, when the legendary 9′ hole Royal Nairobi Golf Club was inaugurated. The railway had just completed its snaky meander through Nairobi. The city was beginning to adapt to her new name Nairobi a corrupt version of Enkare Nirrobi (place of cool waters), and as was the rule then, Nairobi had met the prerequisites of a successful, vibrant city!
Fast forward to date, and Golf has …read more