KAMPALA Uganda --
Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa, Uganda
is set to complete the second nine holes to make it an 18-hole
golf course by October 2018.
This one of a kind golf
course in Uganda has been designed by Golf Plan USA under the
guidance of the Principal Architect - Kevin Ramsey and boasts of
sweeping views of Lake Victoria.
Its unique features include a finishing hole with an Island
green that is rare in many courses around the world and is the
first golf course in Uganda to have bent grass.
The Lake Victoria Serena Golf Club is a private club offering
a challenging layout for the ever-evolving golfer looking for an
enjoyable golfing experience.
The course also has a Golf Academy with 780m2 of putting
green which acts as both a teaching and practise facility
designed to replicate various shot areas such as short game
area, a practice bunker and chipping green.
Currently, seven of the remaining 9 holes are complete with
the last two now being planted.
The expected launch of the new 18-hole golf course is set to
take place in October during the Serena Open. Constructed to
full USGA specifications, this beautiful designed golf course is
suitable for all level of golfers with each hole presenting a
"This is more than just a golf club; it is a premier golfing
complex with improved facilities to encourage both the golfing
and social aspect of the club.
"We hope to fulfil the aspirations of golfers and entice
visitors to consider membership to either the golf club or golf
academy," says Mr. Frankline Nyakundi, Resort Manager.
While construction is ongoing, there has been no interference
with daily operations of the club with the existing 9 holes
being used by players.
The Lake Victoria Serena Golf Club has set the trend as the
only Clubhouse in Uganda with a fully-fledged Pro- Shop selling
world class golfing merchandise.
It also hosts a clubhouse, a restaurant, bar, one half way
house, a conference room, locker rooms as well as ladies and
gents steam rooms.
"The construction boom of golf courses and its related
facilities in East Africa is a clear indication of an
unexploited market for golf tourism.
"As we pursue our golf expansion plans, we encourage the
public to take up golfing as a sport as well as the private
sector’s support through association initiatives and
sponsorships," adds Mr. Nyakundi.
The Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa nurtures the
growth of golf by hosting bi-annual sports camps for children in
April and August.
This opportunity enables young players acquire great skills
in the game at an early age, mentored and trained by a US Kids
Club Certified Coach.
With the opening of the Kampala - Entebbe Expressway, the
Lake Victoria Golf Resort and Spa is now more accessible to
golfers, business and leisure visitors.
Travelers who are not golf enthusiasts can indulge in the
other facilities at the resort with a raft of activities to
• nature walks to absorb the beautiful panoramic views of
the golf course and surrounding lake view,
• dine at the Marina and Lago (Fine Dinning) Restaurants,
set out for a romantic picnic cruise on the Lake Victoria,
• visit the neighbouring Chimpanzee Island, or
• relaxing moments at the Maisha Spa where a range of
different massage and beauty treatment can be enjoyed.
There are activities suitable for families as well.
The 45,070 m2 Marina can accommodate up to 24 boats, each
with a service station for electricity and water.
Mr. Anthony Chege, Country Manager, Serena Hotels Uganda,
"The Lake Victoria Serena Golf Course is one of the most
beautiful courses in the region.
"We could not be more proud to have it on our property and
simply cannot wait to be positioned as the best golf and spa
resorts in Africa."
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a collection of 24 up-market hotels, safari lodges, camps and
resorts within six countries in the Eastern Africa region
(Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda, Rwanda and Mozambique) and
11 properties in Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan).
These properties are strategically located to offer exciting
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Serena Hotels continues in its quest to be the hotel of
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Serena takes pride in the level of personal care and warmth
of welcome that it extends to its guests.
Each Serena property is designed to complement its
environment, while nurturing the landscape, culture and
community that surrounds it.
The Serena Group leads the industry in East African
eco-awareness and eco-policy implementation.
For more information, contact Lake Victoria Serena Golf
Resort & Spa at: Tel +256 417 121000/ 256 313 221000
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