The Kenya Ladies Golf Union team will leave the country Saturday, 2nd April ahead of the All Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) 2016 in Tunisia .
The team selected to represent the country in Tunisia include Kelly Gachaga.A Junior who is also considered the future of Golf.
The team also includes experienced Mrs Mary Karano also known as the Kenya Number 1 and Josephine Ainly who is also the sister to Jacob Ainly,a professional Golfer in the Country.
The team has officially been handed the Country’s flag ahead of the Challenge that is set to begin on Saturday 2nd to 12th April.
“This flag is very important to us,it signifies our pride and we want to assure you that we are coming back with the cup” says the Chairlady of the Kenya Ladies Golf Union,Mrs Mary Chebukati
The AACT is a biannual Ladies’ tournament which was started in Zimbabwe in 1992 with a principle objective of promoting competitive Ladies’ Golf in the African Continent.
AACT which is supported by the Royal and Ancient,the mother of golf at ST. Andrews in England, involves developing Junior Golf in Africa and attracts over 20 countries from North,East,West and Central Africa.
Kenya hosted a similar event at Muthaiga Golf Club in 2014 and the Challenge attracted 17 countries despite several travel advisories that were issued against the Country.
Kenya emerged winner.
“It only shows how important Golf is to the Ladies” Mrs Chebukati adds.