22nd Dubai Duty Free UAE Nationals Cup Supported by the EGF

May 16th, 2016

(Dubai, UAE) – The Emirates Golf Club hosted the 2016 Dubai Duty Free UAE Nationals Cup supported by the Emirates Golf Federation. Forty-four players enjoyed the challenge of the Faldo Course along with the hospitality of sponsors Dubai Duty Free.

Dubai Duty Free’s Senior Vice President- IT & Logistics, Ramesh Cidambi along with Darwish Al Quabaisi - Board Member of the Emirates Golf Federation and Khalid Mubarak Al Shamsi – Secretary General of the Emirates Golf Federation, presents the trophy to Saeed Al Balooshi, overall winner of the 22nd Dubai Duty Free UAE Nationals Cup.

Dubai Duty Free’s Senior Vice President- IT & Logistics, Ramesh Cidambi along with Darwish Al Qubaisi – Board Member of the Emirates Golf Federation and Khalid Mubarak Al Shamsi – Secretary General of the Emirates Golf Federation, presents the trophy to Saeed Al Balooshi, overall winner of the 22nd Dubai Duty Free UAE Nationals Cup.

Three golfers tied on 38 points in the gents division. Saeed Al Balooshi was the 2016 Gents Champion Saeed Al Balooshi after a card count back. The first runner up also with 38 points was Rashid Al Emadi. Also with 38 points but finishing as 2nd runner up was Faisal Al Sayegh.

Winning the best gross prize was Khalid Yousuf with score of 4 over par 76.

The Ladies Champion with a score of 31 points was Hamda Al Suwaidi and the Boys Champion was Obaid Al Heloo with another superb score of 38 points.

Commenting on the UAE Nationals Cup, Ramesh Cidambi, Senior Vice President, IT & Logistics of Dubai Duty Free said: “This year marks the 22nd running of Dubai Duty Free UAE Nationals Cup and the tournament has grown popular among UAE National since 1995 with junior Emirati golfers as well. Our thanks to all our participants and to the Marketing team at Dubai Duty Free and to the Emirates Golf Club for their efforts in ensuring a great day was had by all.”

The on course prizes were won by Omar Thabit for the nearest to pin on hole number 8 and the longest drive on hole 16 was won by Khalifa Al Masaood.

The tournament was a great success and our thanks go to Dubai Duty Free for their continued support for all sports and golf in the region.