Nairobi, Friday 10th March 2017 – leading alcoholic beverage manufacturer, Kenya Breweries has today announced a Sh5million sponsorship toward the 50th edition of Barclays Kenya Open Golf Tournament. This is the fifth year running that KBL through Johnnie Walker is sponsoring the tournament, which will take place on 23rd to 26thMarch 2017.
Speaking at the sponsorship announcement ceremony, KBL Sale Director, Andrew Kilonzo lauded the tournament organizers for coordinating what is arguably Kenya’s most prestigious golf tourney “To consistently attract and maintain first class standards that has made the Kenya Open Golf what it is for more than 50 years is not an easy task” said Kilonzo. He added that the legacy of longevity blends well with the Johnnie Walker brand that has been serving refreshing beverages for over 150 years.
‘’Hosting this tournament is a great honor to us as a club and in the tradition of the tournament we promise a memorable shield for both our players and guests,’’ Dr Samson Ndegwa, KOGL Sponsorship Director said. “We aim to present the best challenge year in year out and this year is no different,” added Ndegwa.
Johnnie Walker, through its entire product range will provide refreshments for the players and spectators. “I am sure you are all aware of our ongoing #LoveScotch campaign, and in the same spirit I welcome you to join us in this year’s tournament and keep walking with your friends and loved ones,” added Kilonzo.