Kenya scoops Africa’s Best Golf Destination 2020 award
The 7th annual World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony, hosted at Park Hyatt, Dubai, was recently concluded on 29th October. Kenya has been voted as the best golf destination in Africa.
The Kenya Tourism Board CEO, Dr Betty Radier had the following to say.
It is encouraging that Kenya has been able to develop golfing and now the entire world knows us as the best destination in Africa. We have indeed made incredible strides and we can only get better. We aim to be the best in the World now that we have conquered Africa
Kenya hosts annual Magical Kenya Open which in the past has attracted top international golfers from Europe and other parts of the world and the participants have always expressed their love for the destination.
The Kenya Tourism Board is the activating agency of the Magical Kenya Open Golf Championships which is part of the elite European Tour.
South Africa’s Pinnacle Point Golf Course was named Africa’s best golf course, while Fancourt won the Africa’s best golf hotel category; at the concluded 2020 awards.
Other notable mentions from Africa included: Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia; who also won various awards as well.
Australia was crowned the World’s Best Golf Destination in 2020, while the World’s Best Golf Course Award went to to Georgia’s Augusta National Golf Club.