- Kenya breweries Limited (KBL) through their premium spirits brand Johnnie Walker, has walked in the park of Golf at the last minute to sponsor the 2020 Magical Kenya Open.
KBL has exploited an opportunity presented by COVID 19 on the postponement of Kenya Golf event to continue what they started over the past couple of years.
Karen Country Club members and a few guests will this weekend, have the opportunity of testing the par 72 courses in its current best condition. Thanks to the kind and timely intervention, courtesy of Kenya Breweries who decided to come in at the last minute to fill the gap created by the postponement of the 2020 Magical Kenya Open due to the deadly coronavirus.
According to KBL Managing Director Jane Karuku, the tournament is a celebration of the Johnnie Walker brand’s involvement with the golf sport, which includes the 2019/20 Johnnie Walker Golf series whose grand finale was staged last weekend at Vet Lab Sports Club.
The cheeping in of KBL to Golf sport is not a surprise as it has been there for the past couple of years. In addition to the Johnnie Walker Golf Series, the brand is also involved in the sponsorship of the 2019/20 Safari Tour golf series, alongside Kenya’s top professional golfers, Greg Snow and Dismas Indiza.
“Johnnie Walker has always been a huge supporter of golf in the country. From the recently concluded Johnnie Walker Golf series, the Safari Tour, and our sponsorship of both Greg Snow and Dismas Indiza. This weekend’s golf day is a celebration of our golf engagements throughout the season, it gives us an opportunity to interact with the golf players and fans,” said Karuku.
“The players will get an opportunity to play at a championship course while the fans will enjoy great entertainment and hospitality, courtesy of Johnnie Walker. I want to welcome everyone to the Karen Country Club, for a truly memorable experience,” she added.
With the deadly COVID 19 threat all over the world golfers still has something to celebrate and walk with Johnnie walker on this hard time.