UAE Finishes 4th at Pan Arab Men’s Golf Championship, Next Stop the 1st Arab Professional Championship

(Casablanca, Morocco) – Over the past weekend July 27– 29, 2023 the Arab Golf Federation hosted the 42nd Pan Arab Men’s Golf Championship in Casablanca, Morocco. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) finished in fourth place out of 12 nations.

Team UAE – 4th Place at the 42nd Pan Arab Men’s Golf Championship in Casablanca, Morocco

Leading the way for UAE was Khalid Yousuf shooting rounds 70-76-75 for a 221 championship total. Khalid finished tied for eighth place in the Individual Category. Ahmad Skaik finished tied in 10th position in the induvial category for UAE. Ahmad shot rounds of 70-73-79.

Rounding off Team UAE was Mohammad Skaik who finished 33rd and Rashed Al Emadi who finished 39th position in the Individual Category.

Morocco won the overall Team Category followed by Egypt in second place and Tunisia in third place. Issa Abouelela from Egypt won the Individual Category shooting 5-under-par for the championship.

Emirates Golf Federation Vice Chairman General Abdullah Alhashmi was honored at the award ceremony while handing out the prizes to the winning Nations and players.

Ahmed Almusharrekh

The next stop for the UAE players will be the 1st Arab Professional Championship. On August 1st – 4th, the Arab Golf Federation is hosting the 1st Arab Professional Championship in Casablanca, Morocco. Representing the UAE in the professional category will Ahmed Almusharrekh while Ahmad Skaik, Rashed Al Emadi, and Mohammad Skaik compete in the amateur category at Casa Green Golf Club.

Almusharrekh is coming of participating in the Irish Challenge – Challenge Tour event at Headfort Golf Club, Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland.

As the name suggests this will be the first ever Arab Professional Championship. 160,000 MAD or 16,465 USD will be distributed between the professional players making the cut after 36 holes. The first two Moroccan professional players will be respectively declared Champion of Morocco and Vice Champion of Morocco. 15,000 MAD Net will be distributed between the first three Amateurs. The prize awarded to Amateur Player will be capped according to the Amateur Status Rules.

To follow the action and Team UAE follow the Emirates Golf Federation on social media.