Absa deposit Sh75 million into Kenya Open account

Absa Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Awori (right) and Kenya Open Golf Limited Chairman Peter Kanyago pose for photos with a Sh75 million dummy cheque on February 25, 2020 at Karen Country Club. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |

What you need to know:

  • This is part of the two-year Sh150 million sponsorship package announced by the bank last year before the open.
  • This year, Absa marks 10 years since it started sponsoring the Open, eight years (from 2012 to 2018) as the title sponsor, a period characterised by progressive development and greater appreciation of golf among ordinary Kenyans.

This year’s Magical Kenya Open scheduled for Karen Country Club from March 12-15, on Tuesday received a boost of Sh75 million from Absa Bank Kenya as part of its sponsorship for the European Tour-sanctioned event.

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