New Series, New Formats, New Season: Team Jalal Abbasi and Marwan Al Emadi win the first UAE Monthly Match of the 2023-2024 Golf Season

Hole-In-One for Alia Al Emadi

(Ajman, UAE) – On Saturday, November 4, 2023, the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the first United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monthly Match of the 2023-2024 season at Al Zorah Golf Club supported by eGolf Megastore. With the new season, the EGF has brought a new series of events to attract bigger fields and have more community engagement. The newly created UAE Monthly Match will now feature different formats including teams and will be open to all EGF Direct Members. With reduced rates and fantastic prizes, the new series will be a new hit by the end of the season.

Photo from Left to Right: Humaid Al Marzroua, Marwan Al Emadi, Jalal Abbasi, and Coach Samir Wallani

The first Monthly Match was played under a pairs betterball stableford format. The team with the highest points was Jalal Abbasi and Marwan Al Emadi who won the tournament with 46 points. Young Marwan Al Emadi who is currently on the UAE National Junior Golf Team had this to say following the event, “thank you to my coaches for helping me with my training and always supporting me. It’s nice to see my work payoff”.

Next on the podium and finishing in Second Place were EGF Direct Members, Harry Silvester and playing partner Christopher Page with 43 points and a higher back-nine-hole score. Hassan Al Qemzi and Omar Thabit finished in Third Place and Rashed Al Jarwan and Ahmed Al Blooshi finished in Fourth Place.

Alia Al Emadi

During the Match, the EGF also offered some “On Course Competitions”. The Nearest to the Pin prize for the ladies was a special one as Alia Al Emadi had a Hole-In-One. This was Alia’s second Hole-In-One, after the round she said, “It was exciting to hit a Hole-In-One and I am honored to have my name on the wall at Al Zorah Golf Club for hole number 15.”

Harry Silvester took home the Nearest to the Pin prize for the men and the Longest Drive for the men was won by Christopher Page.  Lora Al Marzooqi won the Ladies Longest Drive award.

The next EGF Monthly Match will be hosted at Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club, on 16th December under a different format. More details about the format will be announced. To follow the EGF and check up on the latest UAE golf news revert to the EGF website at