ET Lab hosts Johnnie Walker golf grand finale event

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L-R, Adelbert Omooria (Over- all Winner), Mrs. Jane Karuku (MD KBL)
It was all systems go as the par 72 Vet Lab Sports Club course in Kabete played host to the Johnnie Walker Golf Series grand finale last weekend.
 
Over 50 players drawn from previous series events were gunning for the top prize in the 18-hole stableford off full handicap finale event which also attracted a big field of 232 golfers.
 
The event sponsored by East Africa Breweries Limited, courtesy of its Johnnie Walker Gold Reserve brand was indeed the climax of a seven-event series which teed off at the nine-hole Kiambu Golf Club course on January 27.
 
Kenya Breweries Managing Director Jane Karuku said the series was geared towards whipping up the enthusiasm of amateur golfers in the country as well as growing of the sport of golf.
“As a company, we are overly excited to partake in an activity with strives bolstering the evergreen golf sports tourism sector in the country as well as standards of amateur game,” said Karuku.
Adelbert Omooria clinched the title of the Johnnie Walker finale with an impressive 34 points; followed by Rajiv Shah and Joo Yeul Lee with 32 points each.
 
The Johnnie Walker series has been to various course across the country including Limuru, Nakuru, Royal Nairobi, Thika, Muthaiga and Sigona.
 
In addition to the Circuit, the Johnnie Walker Gold brand was the key sponsor at the annual Kenya Open and the Title sponsor at the Tanahill Golf tournament which was held on the 30th of March to 1st April 2018. KBL has partnered with the Kenya Open tournament since the late 1980s, when the event was part of the Safari Tour.