(Dubai, UAE) – The Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) is delighted to announce that Mashreq Bank will be the title sponsor for the 2019 – 2020 United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Monthly Medals. Starting October 26th the EGF will host six events during the UAE golf season across four different emirates. With Mashreq Bank as a title sponsor, the EGF is looking to use this partnership to develop these events while providing a platform for UAE national golfers to compete and socialize.
The UAE National Monthly Medals powered by Mashreq Bank are events that are for UAE nationals, which are comprised of five divisions and will have 60 – 80 competitors. The medals are run on a Stableford point system and all competitors must a golfers handicap. In addition to the Main, Ladies, Junior & Senior Divisions the EGF will be adding a Par 3 Division at each event giving the players in the National Junior Development Program the opportunity to compete and socialize with the other UAE golfers.
Mr. Ibrahim Al Mheiri, CEO of Mashreq Al Islami & Head of UAE National Segment at Mashreq Bank, had this to say about the newly formed partnership with the EGF and UAE National Monthly Medals, “It is an honor for Mashreq Bank to sponsor the 2019 – 2020 Emirates Golf Federation tournament in the UAE. Events such as these are not only a great way to create a sporting legacy here in the UAE but also a source of pride for UAE nationals. Through our involvement with the Emirates Golf Federation, we aim to foster a culture of sporting excellence in the country and provide a platform for UAE golfers to excel in their professional careers.”
The first event will tee off the medal season on October 26th at Yas Links Abu Dhabi. The EGF will also be making its rounds at Al Ain Equestrian Shooting & Golf Club, Al Hamra Golf Club, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Dubai Hills and ending the season at Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club.
“This platform is perfect for Mashreq Bank and their networking business relations with UAE Nationals. The bank will be exposed to a wide verity of nationals from different ages and genders,” said EGF Secretary General Mr. Khalid Mubarak Al Shamsi.
“The EGF is looking to use this sponsorship to grow the participation at these events while developing the opportunity for UAE nationals to learn or enhance their golf game. By having a strong brand such as Mashreq Bank affiliated to these events we are excited at the EGF to see how this will impact our season,” Mr. Al Shamsi added.
To find more information about Mashreq Bank and the EGF please visit their respected website that is listed below.
Mashreq Bank – www.mashreqbank.com
Emirates Golf Federation – www.egfgolf.com
To follow the UAE National Monthly Medals powered by Mashreq Bank, stay up to date with the EGF on social media where you can see photos, videos, event results, and more.