Bin Marghoob Wins Last National Monthly Medal of 2015 – 2016 Season; R. Hamood Best Gross

April 17th, 2016

(Dubai, UAE) – On April 16, 2016 the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the last National Monthly Medal of the 2015-2016 season at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. The legendary Creek Golf Club saw a field of 39 players. With high winds playing a major factor the competitors were put to the test to end the season.

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Winners of the April 2016 National Monthly Medal at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

Playing at 6,967 yards the par 71 The Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club golf course was a perfect test for the Emirati players. With both an Adult and Junior division being represented the players showcased the skills gain over the season.

The overall winner of the April 2016 National Monthly Medal was Jamal Bin Marghoob. Al Bin Marghoob shot a very impressive round in difficult conditions collecting 37 stableford points.

The Runner-Up with 34 stableford points was Abdulla Al Marzooqi. Rounding out the top three, in Third Place was Yousef Al Ali with 30 points.

DSC_0033Rashid Hamood found himself on the results sheet after winning the Best Gross award. Hamood shot 6-over, 77 for the day.

Awards were also given based on handicap with A-Division (0-14 handicap) and B-Division (14-24 handicap) winners. Winning the A-Division Prize was EGF Board Member Darwish Al Qubaisi with 29 stableford points. Sultan Al Ali won the Division-B prize with 29 stableford points.

In the Junior Division, Rashid Al Qubaisi won by 5 points, with a stableford score of 37 points. The Runner-Up was Khalid AL Mutawa with 32 points and the Third Place prize went to with 30 stableford points.

The event had On Course Challenges for both the Adults and Juniors that added competitive edge to the day. Winning the Adult Longest Drive Award on Hole 4 was Dr. Rabab Al Haj. The winner of the Junior Longest Drive Award on Hole 12 was Reema Al Heloo. Wrapping up the On Course Challenges, Abdulwahed Al Qasem won the Adult Nearest to the Pin Award on Hole 14.

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