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IAN POULTER EMPOWERS UAE NATIONAL TEAM GOLFER AHMAD SKAIK TO ACHIEVE MORE IN SPORT

January 26th, 2021

Ahead of the Dubai Desert Classic, DP World releases a film exploring Ian Poulter’s year-long mentorship of the UAE’s number one player, Ahmad Skaik.    Monday, 25 January 2021. Dubai, UAE: To mark the second year of a mentorship program between Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter and the UAE’s most promising golfer Ahmad Skaik, DP World releases […]

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SKAIK SET FOR STARDOM AT ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP

January 17th, 2021

(Abu Dhabi, UAE) – The Emirates’ Number One golfer Ahmad Skaik will compete at this year’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship having received the UAE National Amateur invite on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council. Skaik will go head-to-head against a selection of the world’s best golfers at the first Rolex Series event of the […]

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Omega Dubai Creek Men’s Amateur Open 2021

January 12th, 2021

Despite what has been a turbulent twelve months since last January, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club was once again delighted to hold the OMEGA Dubai Creek Men’s Amateur Open this weekend. The demand for a slot in this year’s event was exceptionally high, receiving over 160 entries. We had to limit the field to […]

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National Junior Development Program Hosts Local Winter Golf Camp

December 23rd, 2020

United Arab Emirates (UAE) – Over the past two weeks, the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted a local Winter Golf Camp for the UAE National Junior Development Program. Using 5 different golf clubs in Abu Dhabi and Dubai both the ladies and boys’ programs were hard at work for their winter break. Using the proper […]

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Start the Countdown to the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships in the United Arab Emirates

December 13th, 2020

Official Announcement / Countdown to the 2023 WATC On October 23, 2020, the International Golf Federation (IGF) held its Biennial Meeting in Switzerland over a virtual broadcast. During this meeting the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) a member of the IGF since 2000 was elected to host the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships (WATC) on the […]

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EMIRATES GOLF FEDERATION SELECTED BY IGF MEMBERSHIP TO HOST 2023 WORLD AMATEUR TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

October 22nd, 2020

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND (October 22, 2020) – The International Golf Federation has announced that the Emirates Golf Federation will host the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships, as voted upon Tuesday during the IGF biennial meeting, which was held virtually. This marks the first time the event, which dates back to 1958, will be held in the […]

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The 2020 Emirates Golf Club Junior Open

October 20th, 2020

(Dubai, UAE) – Saturday 17th October 2020: Emirates Golf Club hosted the Emirates Junior Open supported by Titleist this past weekend on the Faldo. Faaris Cheema (JGE) won the boys Championship with a gross 71, while Carlotta Scialanga (EGC) won the girls Championship with a gross 76. Runner up in the boys division was EGC […]

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UAE National Junior Golf Continues to Grow

October 19th, 2020

Dubai, UAE) – Over the past weekend the 2020-2021 United Arab Emirates (UAE) golf season officially started as the Emirates Golf Club hosted the first Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) Order of Merit event of the season. On October 17th the Emirates Golf Club played host to the EGC Junior Open where for the first time […]

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EGF Posts Final Results For 2019 – 2020 Order of Merit Season

September 2nd, 2020

(Dubai, UAE) – On August 27th the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) events committee made the tough decision to cancel the rest of the 2019 – 2020 EGF Order of Merit season due to the ongoing CoVid-19 pandemic. This decision effectively put the 2019 – 2020 season to an end and the final Order of Merit […]

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2020 Jumeirah Golf Estates Junior Open

March 9th, 2020

(Dubai, UAE) – March 6th, 2020:  This past weekend there were some talented juniors battling it out on the fabulous Fire Course to be crowned junior champion. Viggo Sorensen was victorious following a playoff after finishing on a five-under-par 67 which was equaled by Natali Gupta, the duo went back to the 1st on the […]

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