September 2016

Sang Deog Kim Takes His Chance To Tee It Up With The Pro’s

September 29th, 2016

(Ras al-Khaimah, UAE) – Sang Deog Kim became the Luckiest Medal winner carding a solid 71 to take himself one step closer to one of the biggest amateur prizes in UAE golf. The Luckiest Ball on Earth qualifier which took place last Saturday will now see Sang take part in the Grand Final event on […]

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The 2016 – 2017 Golf Season Opens; EGF Order of Merit Schedule Set

September 29th, 2016

(Dubai, UAE) – As the summer is coming to an end and the weather cools down, golfers around the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are welcoming in the 2016 – 2017 golf season. With the new season coming the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) Order of Merit schedule is now set. Providing a tour like experience the […]

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UAE Finishes 65th at 2016 WATC – Eisenhower Trophy; Australia Wins By 19 Strokes

September 26th, 2016

(Riviera Maya, Mexico) – On September 21st – 24th, 2016 the United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Golf Team competed in the 30th World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) – Eisenhower Trophy. The 2016 WATC – Eisenhower Trophy took place in Riviera Maya, Mexico at the Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. […]

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The UAE National Golf Team Set for the 2016 World Amateur Team Championship – Eisenhower Trophy

September 19th, 2016

(Riviera Maya, Mexico) – On September 21 – 24, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Golf Team will compete in the 2016 World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) – Eisenhower Trophy. The 30th WATC will take place in Riviera Maya, Mexico at the Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. The WATC – Eisenhower Trophy is the most […]

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Yas Links Summer Open 2016

September 19th, 2016

(Abu Dhabi, UAE) – To mark the end of the Summer season the Yas Links Summer open was held on Friday 16th September allowing guests and members alike to battle it out for the title on the Links. Despite the hot and humid weather there was some fantastic scoring from those playing in the event. […]

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Emirates Golf Federation Launches Arabic Schools Golf initiative supported by DP World

September 18th, 2016

(Dubai, UAE) – Global port operator DP World has again signaled its commitment to growing the game of golf at a grassroots level in the UAE region by supporting a groundbreaking initiative being led by the Emirates Golf Federation, which will introduce the sport to over 3,000 Arabic schoolchildren over the next three months. The title […]

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Leading UAE Amateurs Join a Strong Field at MENA Tour’s Shaikh Maktoum Dubai Open

September 11th, 2016

DUBAI, Sept 11 — Supremely-talented Rayhan Thomas will be hoping to garner more glory when he tees it up at the Shaikh Maktoum Dubai Open on Monday, teeming with self-belief following his epoch-making victory at last week’s Dubai Creek Open. The young prodigy showed he had the smarts to handle pressure in golf when he […]

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Carroll & Farquharrson Win The Largest EGF Summer Swing

September 9th, 2016

(Dubai, UAE) – On September 9, 2016, the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the EGF Summer Swing at Jumeirah Golf Estates (JGE). 98 EGF Members took to the Earth Course in the largest EGF Summer Swing since the start of the events three years ago. Sponsored by Hilton – Abu Dhabi and GolfLan, the event […]

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ROGER COLLECTS LUCKIEST BALL GLORY

September 4th, 2016

The Luckiest Ball on Earth Qualifier At Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club Friday September 2nd 2016 Every amateurs dream in golf is to play with the professionals. On Friday 2nd September our members chased that dream once again and the competition was one worthy of a tour event. 30 plus members competed for the chance […]

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