What happened at the Magical Kenya Open?
THE DP World Tour returns after a three-week break, with Justin Harding defending his Magical Kenya Open title. The South African entered the final day at Karen Country Club with a two shot lead and was never caught as he carded a bogey free 66 to finish at 21 under, two shots clear of playing partner Kurt Kitayama.
How many times has the Kenya Open been staged in Kenya?
Muthaiga hosted the inaugural Kenya Open in 1967and it’s staged the event 40 times in total. The last occasion being in 2018 when Italy’s Lorenzo Gaglibeat Jens Fahbring in a playoff after both men had reached 11-under-par.
Where is the Kenya Open golf tournament held?
After two editions at Karen Golf Course in Nairobi, the tournament remains in the capital, moving north to the Muthaiga Golf Club. Venue Muthaiga Golf Club, Nairobi Course Details Par 71 – 7,184 Positioned to the north of Nairobi and on the edge of the Karura Forest, Muthaiga Golf Club is a tree-lined track with water in play on numerous occasions.
Kurt Kitayama – Top-5 Finish
Installed as the favorite or co-favorite at all of the top golf bookmakers, there’s not a ton of upside to be gained by nabbing Kurt Kitayama to finish in the top 10 or top 20. There’s some money to be made in the top-5 market, though, and a glance at his recent game log tells us a top-5 finish is on the horizon.
Jamie Donaldson – Top-10 Finish
Moving along with my Magical Kenya Open picks, Jamie Donaldson’s game is tailor-made to prosper at this week’s layout. He’s not long and isn’t the most dependable putter around, but one thing is certain.
Johannes Veerman – Top-20 Finish
After generating the 7 th -best stroke average on the European Tour in 2020, Johannes Veerman picked up right where he left off with a T14 at the Qatar Masters (his first start in 2021).
2021 Magical Kenya Open Pick to Win
36-year-old journeymen who have never won before aren’t usually the guys I target when making European Tour picks. However, most of the players in that category arrive at events searching for a rhythm.
2021 Magical Kenya Open Sleepers
I revealed my Magical Kenya Open predictions; now I’ll toss out a couple of sleepers to keep tabs on.
Golf Betting This Week
Can you get on board any of these predictions for the Magical Kenya Open?