Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- Most golf courses are vast, exclusive, and located in pristine, high value and highly coveted zones. However, those insensitive to posterity remain keen to convert them to real estate.

Debate has been raging in some local radio stations over whether Kiambu Golf Club, which occupies prime land in Kiambu town, should cede part of its land as a condition for the extension of its lease.

The land excised, it's argued, will be used for other urban needs. Proponents of this demand observe that the facility currently serves only the needs of a few, while the majority of Kiambu residents remain crammed in a small space due to a lack of land for settlement. This must be a tough moment for the club management.

Not long ago, Ki...