Aberdare Country Club – Beware of the warthogs
2112 yards – par 33 – 9 holes
The pretty Aberdare Country Club golf course, which is part of a country hotel, is considered to be “the most rolling” course in Kenya. The Club’s 1,300 acre wildlife sanctuary abounds with Thompson and Grant’s Gazelle, Zebra, Giraffe and warthog.
Nyahururu Golf Club
Men’s tees: 6,570 yards – Ladies’ tees: 5,937 yards – Par N/A – 9 holes
Started in 1936.
Nyahururu is the home of the Thomson Falls. It is located 60 Km from Nakuru, 2,350 yards above sea level.
The club hosts the Inaugural tournament annually organized by the Kenya Golf Union and is also a sponsor of the Monthly Mug.
Other cups and trophies include the Smirnoff and Nyahururu Esso.
Mount Kenya Safari Club – Beware of the view
2184 meters par 27 – 9 holes
Mount Kenya Safari Club is an experience that no-one should miss when visiting Africa: a snowcapped mountain lying on the equator!
This exclusive retreat opened in 1959. The course is set on beautiful lawns with splendid views of Mount Kenya from virtually every hole
It might be only a 9 holes pitch and putt, composed entirely of par 3 holes, the course is absolutely dramatic; the water hazards are many and you have to be very accurate.
Kakamega Golf Club – Beware of the Marabouts
9 holes – Par N/A – Length N/A
Laid-out in 1931 (four holes initially).
Location Situated 400km west of Nairobi.
Presentation Beautiful wide fairways, much improved greens and occasional Marabou storks.
The East versus the West tournament is the club’s annual event (since 1945).
Great Rift Valley Golf Club – Beware of the Zebras
6580 yards – par 72 – 18 holes
Very popular over the weekends with the local golfers, the course has spectacular settings and a challenging character. This 18 hole course has views of extinct volcanoes, Lake Naivasha and the Mau Escarpment, with the setting of a typical African semi desert. Zebras are often seen on the course.
Men’s tees: 6,649 yards – Ladies’ tees: 5,921 yards – Par 70/73 – 18 holes
Started in 1924.
Located in one of Kenya’s largest towns.
The club organizes the Monthly Mug and an annual Plateau Championship tournament.