(Ajman, UAE) – On July 16, 2016 the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the EGF Summer Swing at Al Zorah Golf Club. With the temperatures reaching 44 degrees Celsius, 66 EGF Members battled the heat to produce some amazing scores. Sponsored by Fairmount Ajman and GolfLan, the event showcased valuable prizes for the golfers to compete for. Coming out on top where male and female duo Keith Nann and Madeleen Grosskopf with an impressive 45 Stableford Points.
Located along the coast of Ajman, the newly opened 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 experience. With many EGF Members making this event their first round at Al Zorah, the course was in perfect condition. Fast greens and lush fairways left the golfers with an experience that will make them come back for more.
Putting together a fantastic round under the Paris Better Ball Stableford format, Keith Nann and playing partner Madeleen Grosskopf claimed the first place prize. The two players combined for an impressive 45 points, two points better then the second place team.
After a back nine count back, John Geddes and Oliver Fawcett finished in Second Place. Their 21 points on the back nine, combined with a 22 on the front nine gave the pair a total of 43 Stableford Points.
Finishing in Third Place with 43 points was Bob Comb and Anthony Johnson.
There were also “On Course Competitions” that were up for grabs during the event. Madeleen Grosskopf won the Ladies’ Longest Drive Competition on Hole 14. Mark Tupling won the Men’s Longest Drive Competition on Hole 17. Stephen Barker won the Nearest to the Pin Competition on Hole 6.
The EGF would like to send a special thank you to the Sponsors of the EGF Summer Swing, Fairmont Ajman and GolfLan. Also, The EGF would like to thank Al Zorah Golf Club for running this event at a top level.
The EGF will be back in action on September 9th at Jumierah Golf Estates for the third and final EGF Summer Swing event of 2016.
To see all of the pictures from this event visit the EGF Facebook page.