The Dubai Creek Open takes place this week, with England’s Jake Shepherd aiming for a repeat success at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club.
The 26-year-old earned success in 2015 with playoff victory over both Rayhan Thomas and Florian Praegant after a three-way tie at 9-under-par.
The event marks the 50th in the history of the MENA Tour since its 2011 inauguration.
Can anybody stop 11-time winner Zane Scotland in Dubai?
Zane Scotland (ENG)
Age: 34 Turned pro: 2003.
Achievements: A former European Tour star, Scotland is an 11-time winner on the Tour and four-time runner-up. He won the 2013 Order of Merit title.
Jake Shepherd (ENG)
Age: 26 Turned pro: 2011.
Achievements: A two-time winner on the MENA Golf Tour and winner of the Order of Merit title in 2011. Both his wins have come following playoffs.
Lee Corfield (ENG)
Age: 34 Turned pro: 2005.
Achievements: A four-time winner on the MENA Golf Tour, he is the second most successful player on the Tour after Scotland.
Ahmed Marjan (MOR)
Age: 24 Turned pro: 2014.
Achievements: The blue-eyed boy of the MENA Tour, he became the first Arab player to win a Tour event in 2014 at the Ras Al Khaimah Classic.
Rayhan Thomas (IND)
Age: 16 Status: Amateur.
Achievements: A two-time runner-up on the Tour, he has won the Scottish Boys’ Open and Qatar Amateur Open this year. Was EGF Order of Merit winner in 2015.