The GEC Open, in association with OMA Emirates Kenya national qualifier was held at Karen Country Club in Nairobi, Kenya on October 5, 2018. The tournament was played in stableford format in three divisions amongst the crème-de-la- crème of Kenya’s amateur golf fraternity. Over 80 industry big-wigs came together for a competitive yet fun filled round of golf complemented with networking lunches and gala dinner.
Anthony Murage grabbed the top spot with 36 points playing off a handicap of 4.9 while the second spot belonged to Kathendu Mutua who edged out competition for the total of 35 points who was playing off a 12.8 handicap. For the third and final place, Fred Lobo scored 33 total points off a 6.3 handicap.
The world finalists enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete under national colors and ply their craft at two world-class venues – Jumeirah Golf Estates and Dubai Creek Yacht and Golf Club. Besides this, the winner’s package includes return airfare, luxury accommodation, venue transfers, Gala dinners, etc. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
GEC Open 2018 is poised to host 54 qualifying rounds in 34 countries making it one of the biggest corporate golf tournament all around the world. Engaging over 3700 corporate leaders and industry stakeholders, the GEC Open is a unique blend of sporting excellence and networking opportunities for partners and players alike.
A 36-hole tournament, DCGWC will be played over two days at Jumeirah Golf Estate and Dubai Creek Yacht and Golf Club in December later this year where national winners from 34 countries will compete to be crowned global champions. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
About GEC Open:
GEC Open, in association with OMA Emirates made its debut in 2014 with just one golf round in Dubai. In 2015 and 2016, the event grew in popularity and was played in six and eight countries respectively connecting over 1100 corporates in the GEC ecosystem. Since then, GEC Open has matured into a global platform for networking, forging everlasting friendships and business relations. The 2017 edition held 29 golf rounds in 18 countries reaching over 2400 corporate leaders under the aegis of 800+ global organizations!