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The Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club is Africa's leading Golf Resort having in it Kenya's best golf course.
The resort is a mere 15 minutes drive from Nairobi's central business district and 45 minutes from the main airport.
This Nairobi's leading 5 star golf hotel has a cluster of impressive Victorian style buildings with 130 deluxe rooms comprising of twins, doubles, studio suites and cottages all overlooking the spectacular 18-hole championship golf course.
With a 16-hour business center, free wi-fi internet access in all rooms and public areas (for resident guests), jogging track, tennis & squash courts, heated pool among other facilities ensure you and your family won’t miss a moment of excitement.
Our greatest asset is SPACE, a SERENE AMBIENCEand YOU our most valuable guest.
We welcome you to Africa's finest and Kenya's best golf hotel.
|Information about the Windsor Golf Course:|
|Type of golf course||Links/Parkland|
|Open to visitors - (Limited!!!)||yes|
|Golf season||All year round|
|No of holes / tees||18|
|No of tees||18|
|Tees & Fairways||-|
|Golf arrangements (in combination with accommodation||yes|
|Golf apperel - smart casual||yes|
|Metal spikes allowed||no|
|Rental Clubs available||yes|
|Rental Carts available||yes|
|Rental trolleys available||-|
|Golf practice facilities information:|
|Array of putting||yes|
|Array of chipping||yes|
Golf at the Windsor
For all golf enthusiasts, Windsor offers a challenging but pleasant 18 Hole championship golf course.
Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club was voted as the best golf course in Kenya and the best golf hotel in Africa in the first 2014 Golf Travel Awards held in Portugal. The resort also made news on CNN as being amongst the top 10 city golf clubs in the world.
The championship design and length (7,277 yds) of the course is the centre of attention and deservedly so. It threads its way through coffee farms and indigenous forests with high and low terrain, giving it character and design quality.
The Golf Course boasts lush, springy fairways, fast, true greens and a sprinkling of attractive water hazards with 73 well located sand bunkers and unforgiving roughs make this course a truly challenging experience. Situated at an altitude of more than a mile above sea level (6000ft), the ball will travel 10 yards further than at sea level.
Even for the non-golfer the course is a beautiful walking experience luxuriating in the wonders of nature with bird life, fish, flora and fauna in abundance.
The Club Bar with its hardwood interior and its tall vaulted ceilings offers a cool and relaxing venue for drinks and cocktails after a challenging round of golf. It is open to all golfing and social members from 10:00AM to 1:00AM. It is the welcoming retreat for the victor and the vanquished.
For two decades, the Windsor has held the crown as the finest of Nairobi’s championship golf courses – an honour it is in no danger of ceding any time soon.
Twenty years after it was heralded asKenya’s first truly “international” 18-hole course, The Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club is still widely celebrated for its captivating blend of world-class championship golf with the more down-to-Earth delights of Africa’s natural heritage. Less than 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Nairobi, you can be playing on immaculate, springy fairways in the company of endearing Sykes monkeys, with the majestic sacred peaks of Mount Kenya and Ol Donyo Sabuk over your shoulder.
Built on a former coffee estate, The Windsor is testament to the enduring vision of Tom Macauley, President of the former British Association of Golf Course Architects, who designed the course with a firm commitment to preserving the exceptional stands of virgin forest that dominate the stunning 220-acre site. The verdant valleys ensure the course remains a critical sanctuary for several significant bird species, including Egyptian geese, black kites, and the majestic brown eagles that soar above its fairways.
The greens are renowned for being fast and true, with intricate challenges offered by 73 bunkers, and lakes and streams bringing water into play on nine separate holes. Two of the greens are completely ringed by water, adding an exhilarating test for both local and visiting golfers.
The Windsor prides itself as a natural “starting point” for international golfers– with its elegant suites and sumptuous facilities ensuring the heights of comfort in Nairobi, as well as a convenient base from which to explore the country’s farther-flung locations.Windsor-KenyaDigitalBrochure
Information about the 18 holes course:
These are the details of competitions that are held at Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club on a regular basis.
While we try to be accurate with these days and times, it is suggested you contact the pro shop/membership office or check the Events Month’s Fixtures list on the Members Board.
MONDAY: The course is open to the Members, Windsor staff members and Caddies. RNGC- which is an interclub competition for the ladies may also be played on this day.
TUESDAY: The course is open
WEDNESDAY: Club nite is held on this day and is open to members and their guests with valid handicaps. Those without Handicaps may play in the morning.
THURSDAY: The ladies hold their weekly major competitions on this day. All tees are closed while the Ladies competition is in progress. The tees are usually available before or after they are Through depending on whether it is AM/PM.
FRIDAY: The course is usually available on Fridays unless there is a special competition or corporate Golf day in progress. You are advised to contact the pro-shop to check on availability.
SATURDAY: Saturdays is the member’s Mini Masters or monthly Mug which is usually played in the afternoon. The course is usually available in the morning.
SUNDAY: The course is usually available in the morning and afternoon. Unless there is a league match or Francombe, which are interclub events that run AM/PM.
– 1 ball & 2 balls are allowed to play strictly from 7.00 – 7.56 a.m. every morning unless there is a tournament on the day starting in the morning hours.
– 1 ball, 2 balls, 3 balls and 4 balls are allowed to play from 8.00 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and on Thursdays from 12.00 p.m. As long as the course is open.
– On Saturdays & Sundays, strictly 3 balls & 4 balls play is allowed from 8.00 a.m.; same case applies to Wednesday from 12.00 p.m.
– Always call the pro shop to check and book available tee times.
– Please visit our website / Club Notice Board for fixtures and upcoming tournament details.
– We usually have the members and guests happy hour every Wednesday & Saturday at 5.30 – 8.30 p.m. where everyone enjoys drinks at a 50% discount.
ALL MEMBERS (BOTH GOLF AND SOCIAL) ARE WELCOME TO THE HAPPY HOUR TOGETHER WITH THEIR GUESTS.