Kenya Open

O'Keeffe going the extra mile for Challenge Tour glory

Peter O’Keeffe with strength and conditioning coach Luke Dennehy at his gym in Ballincollig, Cork. Picture: Brian LougheedPeter O’Keeffe would love to have travelled to Africa for this week’s Barclays Kenya Open. Instead he’s busy studying for his PGA qualiifactions and working hard on his pre-season training in the hope of winning a European Challenge Tour title in 2013.

McNamara expecting big things in rookie season

Cian McNamara is in Kenya this week. Picture copyright Getty ImagesCian McNamara is relishing the opportunity of proving his worth on the European stage as the Limerick man makes his first Challenge Tour appearance of the season at this week’s Barclays Kenya Open in Muthaiga Golf Club in  Nairobi, writes the European Tour.

Kearney shows true grit in Kenya

Niall Kearney in action at the 2010 Q-School finalsFive dropped shots in the space of just two holes could have wrecked Niall Kearney’s week in the Barclays Kenya Open.

But while he slipped from third to tied 14th at the halfway stage following a two-over 73, leaving him six strokes behind leader Michiel Bothma, the 23-year old Dubliner showed some admirable fighting qualities.