Karen Country Club

Nairobi

Golfing at Karen Country Club

Designed by Remy Martin

The Karen Country Club golf course was originally designed by the British Army officer and golfing enthusiast, Remy Martin, in 1933. It has since been meticulously maintained and occasionally updated to meet contemporary golfing standards.

Karen Country Club, situated in the serene suburb of Karen, Nairobi, is one of Kenya’s most prestigious golfing destinations. The 18-hole championship course is renowned for its lush, tree-lined fairways and strategically placed hazards, providing a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all levels. The course meanders through the historic Karen Blixen Estate, offering scenic views and a unique connection to Kenya’s rich cultural heritage.

Karen Country Club - Kenya
Karen Country Club – Kenya

Signature Holes

Hole 4 – Par 3: Known for its picturesque setting and demanding accuracy, this hole features a well-guarded green with water hazards that challenge even the most skilled golfers.

Hole 12 – Par 4: This hole is famed for its narrow fairway lined with mature trees and a dogleg that requires precise shot placement. The approach to the green is particularly tricky, with bunkers ready to catch any errant shots.

Hole 18 – Par 5: The finishing hole is a long par 5 that requires strategic play to navigate the water hazards and bunkers. The elevated green offers a grandstand finish, making it a memorable end to the round.

Karen Country Club hosts numerous prestigious tournaments in Kenya, including the Magical Kenya Open, part of the European Tour. Membership at the club is highly coveted, offering exclusive benefits such as priority tee times, access to members-only events, and networking opportunities within a community of golf enthusiasts.

18-hole Course
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Clubhouse
Golf Shop
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Highlights
  • A historic yet modern clubhouse that houses luxurious locker rooms, a well-stocked pro shop, and multiple dining venues. The clubhouse provides a welcoming environment to relax and socialize before or after a round.
  • The club boasts extensive practice facilities, including a driving range, chipping and putting greens, and practice bunkers, ideal for golfers looking to refine their skills.
  • Offering a wide range of golfing equipment and apparel, the pro shop is staffed by knowledgeable professionals ready to assist with any golfing needs.
  • The club features several dining options, from fine dining restaurants to casual cafes and bars. Members and guests can enjoy a variety of culinary delights while taking in stunning views of the course.
  • Karen Country Club is an excellent venue for events, including corporate meetings, weddings, and private parties. The club offers various event spaces, comprehensive planning services, and catering to ensure a memorable occasion.
  • Beyond golf, the club provides additional amenities such as tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a fully-equipped fitness center, catering to a wide range of recreational activities.
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