UAE to Host 2022 GCC Golf Championship in Abu Dhabi

(Abu Dhabi, UAE) – Under the patronage of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Authority of Sports the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) will be hosting the GCC Golf Championships to be on March 14th – 17th 2022 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

Mohammed Skaik, Ahmad Skaik, and Abdalla Al Suwaidi at the recent 2022 UAE Presidents Cup at Abu Dhabi Golf Club

The 2022 GCC Golf Championship is the 24th edition for the Men’s and the 13th edition for the Under 18 GCC Golf Championship. Six teams are confirmed to play: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the home team UAE.

Representing the Men’s UAE team will be Ahmad Skaik, Saeed Malik, Khalifa Al Masaood, and Rashed Al Emadi For the Under 18 Boys’ team Mohammed Skaik, Rashid Al Jassmy, and Abdalla Al Suwaidi will be playing for UAE.

The Men’s Division is a 72-hole tournament with 18 holes being played each day on the Abu Dhabi Golf Club National Championship Course. The Boy’s Under 18 Division is a 54-hole event, which will be played Monday – Wednesday.

General Abdulla Alhashmi, Vice Chairman of the Emirates Golf Federation

General Abdallah Alhashmi, Vice Chairman of the EGF had this to say leading up to the championship, “we are excited to welcome our brothers from the GCC Golf Committee to Abu Dhabi. Due to the pandemic, the past few years have set some challenges for these events but due to the guidance of our leaders, this championship is again possible. Thank you to the UAE General Authority of Sports, UAE Olympic Committee, and Abu Dhabi Sports Council for their support. The UAE team is ready and we look forward to making the country proud.”

On Thursday, 17th March, the Closing Ceremony will take place at 5 pm along with all the participating teams, GCC Golf Championship officials, VVIPs from the UAE. All guests and spectators are welcome to attend the golf throughout the week. Be sure to follow the Emirates Golf Federation on social media for daily updates.