Great Rift Valley Lodge Hosts 15th East Africa Challenge Golf Championship
Hosts Kenya ended the day one of this year’s Keroche Breweries sponsored East Africa Challenge Cup golf Championship in third place with five points after losing three matches at the scenic Great Rift Valley Golf Resort course on Wednesday (30th October).
Uganda lost only one match against Ethiopia to lead with seven points. Finishing behind Kenya was Rwanda with three points and Ethiopia who are taking part for the first time were next with two and half points. It was a tough day one for Burundi who lost all the eight matches. The second and third rounds were on Thursday starting with the foursomes in the morning and four ball better ball in the afternoon.
Day two saw Kenya starting to edge up the rankings, finishing an impressive second in overall standings and needing to work hard on the last if they were to retain the title.
The Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort has shown we have the capacity and capability to host tournaments of international repute. The lodge has set a marker, and looks forward to attracting more players, organisers, sponsors and golf enthusiasts to what is undoubtedly one of East Africa’s best golf courses.