(Dubai, UAE) – On August 18, 2017 the Trump International Golf Club played hosted to the final Emirates Golf Federation Summer Swing event for 2017. Over 40 EGF Members battled the heat to produce some phenomenal scores. Sponsored by StayPrime, the event showcased valuable prizes for the golfers to compete for. Coming out on top was father and son duo Ismail and Hesham Sharif with 42 Stableford Points.
Built on over 500 acres of barren desert the Trump International Golf Club’s (TIGC) championship-style, 18-hole golf course was designed by architect Gil Hanse. TIGC provides a “one-of-a-kind experience” for golfers of all skill levels allowing golfers access to their perfect game.
Putting together a fantastic round under the Paris Better Ball Stableford format was United Arab Emirates (UAE) Nationals Ismail and Hesham Sharif winning the first place prize. The pair combined for 42 points. Ismail has been a long time member of the UAE National Team while his son who just started playing golf is making quick strides in his game.
Collecting the Second Place prize just one point back was Christina Lerchedahl and Christian Klynge. The pair walked away with 41 stableford points.
Finishing in Third Place with 40 points were brothers Hisham and Ahmed Sultan.
The final EGF Summer Swing event also saw four UAE National Team pairs. “This event is a fun way for our team to get ready for the upcoming UAE golf season. We saw some good scores and on behalf of the team we’d like to thank the golf club and the EGF for hosting us”, said UAE National Team Captain Khalid Yousuf.
There were also “On Course Competitions” that were up for grabs during the event. National Team Player, Saif Thabet won The Nearest to the Pin on Hole 5 and Steve Thomas won on Hole 17.
The EGF would like to send a special thank you to the sponsor of the EGF Summer Swing, Stayprime. Also, The EGF would like to thank Trump International Golf Club for running this event at a top level.
As the summer is coming to an end, the UAE golf season is just over a month away. Be sure to stay up to date with the latest news and upcoming EGF Order of Merit events across the UAE via social media, the EGF Website, and EGF App. On behalf of the EGF we thank all competitors for participating in the 2017 EGF Summer Swing events and we hope to see you for the start of the 2017 – 2018 season.