The game of golf is regarded as a sport for the elite and who's who in society.
Nonetheless, the opportunity to attend a golfing event could come in so many ways – therefore, having some basic tips on how to conduct yourself during this event is really important.
To avoid embarrassing yourself and feeling out of place when you are beside the high and mighty, Kenyans.co.ke complied a couple of important tips for you:
1. Dress Appropriately
Ladies, please avoid skimpy, tight clothes! This is not how people who attend golf games dress.
Be elegant and stylish but most of all comfortable in your outfit. Also, ditch your heels when attending a golf game and wear sneakers for easy movement at the golf course.
For men, wearing jeans implies that "I am a first timer and know nothing about this game".
Khaki pants or shorts is a common choice for most golfers whereas cotton is a common material for most the bottoms.
Put on a golf shirt to complete the look.
2. No Picking Phone Calls
When you are on the golf course, make sure that your phone is either off or on silent mode. This is to avoid being a distraction when the game is going on.
3. Avoid Cheering haphazardly
This is a more silent and controlled game – far from the more fiery rugby or football matches you may be used to.
Therefore, be warned you cannot scream in excitement when your favourite golfer makes an ace.
4. Avoid Being Green
Learn the ABC's of golf before attending the event. Make google your best friend. Get to know what making an ace means to remain abreast with what is going on in your surrounding.
5. No Cameras Please!
This is the one time your friends on Instagram need not see everything you are up to.
Inquire from the management whether you are permitted to take any photos at the golf course to avoid any embarrassment when recording your InstaStory or when you're Live on Facebook.
These important tips will definitely be crucial as you attend the inaugural KCB Karen Masters golf tournament scheduled for this weekend – March 17th to 19th.
Chances of humiliating yourself before the over 40 International PGA professionals, 23 Kenyan PGK professionals and an equal number of amateurs at the event will be close to negligible.
The 3-day lavish tournament going down at the opulent Karen County Club will see the winner walk away with a whopping Sh1.5 Million cash prize among others.
The multimillion event will also double up as the 80th birthday of the Karen Country Club which prides itself as being the finest golf courses in sub-Saharan Africa.
Get your tickets today and enjoy the classy game which will also give you the opportunity to mingle with some of the finest business personalities.
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