M. Skaik Shoots Even Par for Best Gross
(Ajman, UAE) – On October 21, 2022, the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the first 2022-2023 United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Monthly Medal sponsored by eGolf Megastore at Al Zorah Golf Club. 41 UAE national golfers gathered to compete across four different divisions. EGF Vice Chairman General Abdullah Alhashmi played a fantastic round of golf and collected the overall victory.
After a countback and winning the October 2022 National Monthly Medal was General Alhashmi with 35 Stableford points. The General had this to say after his victory. “Thank you to all of the players that participated today and thank you to Al Zorah Golf Club for hosting the UAE Nationals. I want this competition to grow every month and I think this is a great start to the UAE golf season. With eGolf as a sponsor and providing great awards, we hope to continue to bring our community of golfers together every week.”
Touching on the eGolf Megastore sponsorship, Dean Cheesley, CEO and Founder of eGolf had this to say. ” eGolf Megastore is proud to support the Emirates Golf Federation and its UAE National Monthly Medal series and UAE tournaments. These events play a key role in the continued development of UAE national golfers at all ages and levels and we feel privileged to be associated with these tournaments. Within our partnership with the EGF, we also aim to open up access to products and club fitting services for all UAE national golfers to continue to foster the development of their game.
Finishing as the Runner-Up for the event after the countback was Mohammed Al Musharrekh with 35 points.
National Team Member Mohammad Skaik fired a round of 72-even-par, to win the Best Gross Prize. This was M. Skaik’s lowest round-ever record.
In the Senior Division, for those who are 50 years of age or older, Hassan Al Qezmi collected 31 points to win the division.
Awards were also given based on handicap with an A-Division (0-14 handicap) and B-Division (14-24 handicap) winners. Winning the A-Division Prize was Sultan Al Ali with 33 Stableford Points. Jalal Abbasi won the Division-B prize with 33 Stableford Points.
For the Ladies’ Division, Aysha Al Mualla won with 38 Stableford points. Finishing in Second Place was National Team player Dr. Rabab Al Haj with 36 points.
In the Junior Division, the EGF had 12 juniors compete for the top two spots. Coming in First Place was Mohammed Skaik with 38 points and in Second Place after a countback was Rashed Al Naqbi with 35 points.
The event also had two “On Course Challenges” up for grabs. Taking home the Longest Drive Award was Intissar Rich. Winning the Nearest to the Pin Award was Rashed Al Naqbi.
Next month the EGF is looking to host the event in Abu Dhabi, the dates and location are yet to be confirmed. To follow the EGF and check up on the latest UAE golf news revert to the EGF website at www.egfgolf.com.