De Kock and Schroderus Win 2nd EGF Summer Swing Event In Abu Dhabi

(Abu Dhabi, UAE) – The Abu Dhabi Golf Club (ADGC) hosted the second of three Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) Summer Swing events on August 14, 2015. The small but talented field of golfers competed in a Pairs Shamble Stableford format. Westin Hotels & Resorts – Abu Dhabi, who provided great prizes for the winners, sponsored the event.

DSC_0622Winners Chris DeKock and Arto Schroderus

Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s par-72 Championship course that plays host to the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship delivered a tough but fair challenge for the players. Having such great history at this golf club it was a perfect venue for the second leg of the EGF Summer Swing.

Playing a great round of golf, Chris De Kock and Arto Schroderus came out on top winning after a count back with a total of 45 points. The winners received trophies and a 2-night stay at Westin Hotels & Resorts – Abu Dhabi.

Peter Lane and Jermeiah Kaplan finished in second place with 45 points. The second place received a 1-night stay at Westin Hotels & Resorts – Abu Dhabi.

Rounding out the top three was Tim Taylor and Patrick Stevens. The third place team won on a count back after scoring 43 points. Third place won a lunch for 2 at Westin Hotels & Resorts – Abu Dhabi.

During the event there was also two on course challenges for the players to compete in. Peter Lane won both, the Nearest To The Pin on hole 12 and the Longest Drive on Hole 9.

The EGF would like to send a special thanks to the Sponsor of the EGF Summer Swing – Abu Dhabi, Westin Hotels & Resorts – Abu Dhabi. Westin Hotels & Resorts provided valuable prizes making this event exciting. The EGF would also like to thank the ADGC and the fine staff for running this event at a top level.

The EGF will be back in action on September 25, 2015 at Jumierah Golf Estates for the third and final event of the EGF Summer Swing. For more information please contact the EGF at

To see all of the pictures from this event visit the EGF Facebook page at Emirates Golf Federation.