The Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the first UAE National Monthly Medal of the 2018-19 golf season at Al Zorah Golf Club on Saturday.
Over 40 UAE nationals ranging from ladies, juniors and senior golfers gathered to battle the windy conditions at Al Zorah with Sohail Al Marzouqi claiming top honours. Rashid Al Jassmy was the proud winner in the Junior Division.
Located along the coast of Ajman, Al Zorah Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by Nicklaus Design.
The course is arranged with flowing dunes and spectacular mangroves to give the golfers a unique UAE experience.
Al Marzouqi scrapped together a fantastic score in some challenging conditions as he collected a total of 36 Stableford points while shooting a 77 gross score.
Finishing as the runner-up was Abdulwahed Al Qasem, just one point back with a total of 35 Stableford points. Coming in third place was Hisham Sharif with a total of 34 Stableford points.
National Team member Khalid Yousuf collected the best gross prize by shooting, 2-over-par, 74 gross score.
Awards were also given based on handicap with an A-Division (0-14 handicap) and B-Division (14-24 handicap) winners. Winning the A-Division Prize, on a countback, was Mohammed Darwish with 28 Stableford points. Hassan Al Qemzi won the Division-B prize with 31 Stableford points.
In the Junior Division the EGF had eight juniors compete for the top three spots. Coming in first place was Rashid Al Jassmy with 35 points. Finishing in second place was Rashid’s brother Sultan Al Jassmy with 34 points and rounding off the top-three was Humaid Al Suwaidi with 25 points.
The next National Monthly Medal will be held at Al Ain Equestrian Shooting & Golf Club on December 29.