Royal Nairobi Golf Club

Off Ngong Rd, Along Mucai Rd,

Nairobi, Nairobi County

  • Office

    +254 718 810 810
  • Pro shop

    +254 718 810 810

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined and open parkland.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential housing areas, including to the south of the course the Kibera Slum.

  • Designer:

    Location of the current course and clubhouse dates from 1922. From that date the course appears to have been tweaked and nurtured by the Club's members.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7021
5756
Par
72
72
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-1.301857

Longitude:

36.797500

How to get there:

3 km SW of central Nairobi.

Royal Nairobi Golf Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1906

Royal Nairobi Golf Club is home to a rather ordinary and unpretentious tree-lined parkland layout, popular with local golfers. The course is located a short drive from the centre of Kenya's capital city of Nairobi. The golf club, Kenya's oldest, was founded as a 9-hole golf course and basic club house. Course description, images and other details about this club to follow soon.
List of courses: Kenya

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays Ksh 5,000; weekends Ksh 6,000.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Did you know?

Royal Nairobi is the only golf club in Kenya honoured by exercise of the Sovereign's royal prerogative, during the period of British rule (1895–1963). George V conferred the Royal title on the Club in 1936.

Immediately to the south of the golf course lies the sprawling Kibera slum, Kenya and possibly Africa's largest urban slum. Most of the Kibera slum residents live in extreme poverty, earning less than $1.00 per day.

Published ranking

2020 Golf Digest rating: 2nd best course in Kenya.

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