Final awards celebrate UAE National Monthly Medal season

Sport360 staff 14:12 30/04/2017
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Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the final UAE National Monthly Medal of the 2016–2017 golf season at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club on Saturday.

Jamal Bin Marghoob won the overall Stableford Prize, while the EGF also took time out to recognize the UAE National Team winners.

The UAE National Monthly Medals are run on a Stableford format and, with an impressive score of 34 points, Jamal Bin Marghoob came out on top as overall winner.

National team golfer Khalid Yousuf won the Best Gross prize, having shot a round of five over par 76.

Awards were also given based on handicaps, with separate winners for the A-Division (0-14 handicap) and B-Division (14-24 handicap).

Khalid Al Halyan won the A-Division Prize with 30 Stableford points, while Akram Skaik won the Division-B prize with 30 Stableford points.

The event also hosted a Junior Division, with the top prize going to Reema Al Heloo with 33 points.

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During the event there were a number of on-course challenges up for grabs, too. Khalid Yousuf took home the Adult Longest Drive Award, while Abdulhamid Nassouri won the Adult Nearest to the Pin Award.

Wrapping up the on-course challenges, Reema Al Heloo won the Junior Longest Drive Award and Alia Al Emadi won the Junior Nearest to the Pin Award.

The EGF also recognised the UAE National Teams’ accomplishments over the past six months, rewarded for winning Bronze in the 2017 GCC Golf Championship and Ahmed Skaik winning gold in the individual category.

The National Ladies Team also won gold in the 2017 GCC Golf Championship, with star peformer Tara Al Marzooqi taking gold in the individual category.

Lastly, the 15 & Under National Team won Gold at the 2017 GCC Golf Championship with Rashid Al Emadi winning Gold in the Individual Category.

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