Best golf courses: Kenya

Kenya: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Nairobi
Fjastad, Thomas

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nairobi

Designer

Thomas "Tommy" Fjastad
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nairobi
Martin, Jean Remi

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nairobi

Designer

Jean Remi Martin
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Mombasa
Fjastad, Thomas

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Mombasa

Designer

Thomas "Tommy" Fjastad
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nairobi
Matkovich, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nairobi

Designer

Original course extensively reworked by Zimbabwean designer Peter Matkovich (2004).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Mombasa
Lowry, Monty

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Mombasa

Designer

Monty Lowry
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Nairobi
Unknown

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nairobi

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.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Nairobi
Berkley-Mathews & Simpson

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nairobi

Designer

Original 9-hole design by Mr Berkley-Matthews with later revisions by English architect Tom Simpson. Extended to 18 holes in the late 1960s.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Mombasa
Jones, David

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Mombasa

Designer

David Jones from Northern Ireland.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nairobi
Macauley, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nairobi

Designer

Tom Macauley from Northern Ireland.

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