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Kenyan homecoming for Italian-Belgian Geerts

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It seems a little odd to see an Italian flag on the scoreboard behind the name of Phillip Geerts after he shot a solid opening round of four-under-par 68 in the KCB Karen Masters at Karen Country Club in Kenya on Thursday. “I was actually born here in Nairobi to an Italian mother and Belgian […]

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Under pressure Andersen impresses in day one at Karen

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While Kenya’s Stefan Engell Andersen’s four-under-par 68 opening round of the KCB Karen Masters left him tied for fifth after day one, he admitted that he felt pressure all the way as he is the only Kenyan with a Sunshine Tour card in this historic event. The tournament is the first Sunshine Tour event staged […]

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Van Rooyen, Lombard lead SA challenge at The Open

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From The European Tour South African pair Erik van Rooyen and Zander Lombard made light of their relative lack of major experience to sit in the upper echelons of the leaderboard during the first round of the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie. Van Rooyen produced a brilliant 67 in his first-ever Major Championship round, which […]

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Business as usual for Bremner in Nairobi

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Merrick Bremner did what he usually does on his way to a seven-under-par 65 and a one-stroke lead after the first round of the R2-million KCB Karen Masters at Karen Country Club in the Kenyan capital on Thursday. He eagled the par-four 13th, made seven birdies and two bogeys and still had the edge over […]

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Conradie in fine start in KCB Karen Masters

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Ruan Conradie carded a good opening round of five-under-par 67 to make an early appearance high up on the leaderboard at the KCB Karen Masters at Karen Country Club in Kenya on Thursday. Conradie was one shot off the early lead set by Anton Haig in the R2-million tournament which marks the Sunshine Tour’s first […]

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Will Roos have an edge in Kenya?

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Last time Jake Roos played the Karen Country Club layout, he won the tournament there in 2014. So he has an edge as he goes into this week’s KCB Karen Masters which tees off on Thursday in a first venture into the East African country for the Sunshine Tour. Roos won the 2014 Barclays Kenya […]

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KCB Karen Masters: What’s what

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The Sunshine Tour extends its wings to Kenya’s capital City of Nairobi to stage its first ever event –the KCB Karen Masters – in that part of the continent. The event will be staged at the 81-year-old Karen Country Club from 19 – 22 July. The tournament is sponsored by the Kenya Commercial Bank and […]

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