Zimbabwe will host some of Africa’s top rising golfers in 2017 after they were awarded the privilege of hosting the Africa Amateur Golf Team Championship (AAGTC) and All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Kenya on Tuesday.
The AAGTC ended in the East African country yesterday having drawn teams from Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Tunisia, South Africa, Zone Six and East Africa golf Champions Uganda, Zambia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Egypt and Cote D’Ivoire.
And Zimbabwe is expected to play host to the same countries as they battled it out for the African Continent’s most prestigious amateur team strokeplay golf championship.
Almost a similar number of teams will be expected for the All Africa Junior Golf Challenge which the country will also be hosting in the same year.
The junior challenge is a qualifier for the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup that is played annually in Nagoya, Japan where the two leading African teams represent the continent.
“This was confirmed at The Africa Golf Federation (AGF) meeting held on Tuesday in Kenya where the 2015 edition of the AAGTC is being played.