The Karen Country Club in Nairobi, Kenya will play host to top golfers from the West African region as it host the KCB Karen Masters 2018 from 19 to 22 July.
The four players to have accepted the invitation extended by the Sunshine Tour to the West Africa Golf Tour are Vicent Torgah, Sunday Olapade, Samba Niang and Andrew Odoh.
The players have been assured to be excited to play alongside some of the continent’s leading players and hope to have a great performance.
Ghanian Vincent Torgah ranks first in the 2018 West Africa Golf Tour Order of Merit, followed by Nigerian Sunday Olapade. Senegalese Samba Niang ranks fourth position and Nigerian Andrew Odoh ninth.
The 2018 KCB Karen Masters purse is set for $150.000 with the winner share coming in at $24.000 and features a 156- men field that comprises 56 players from the Kenya Professional Golf Association and 100 Sunshine Tour professionals.
The event is preceded by two Pro-Am tournaments from Tuesday, 17 and Wednesday 18 July.
“The West Africa Golf Tour is delighted to send for the first time our players to Kenya to compete with the Sunshine Tour players and we look forward to enhance our cooperation with the Sunshine Tour and co-sanction one tournament with them in the near future” said the President of the West Africa Golf Tour, Emeka Okatta.