EGF Opens 2015 – 2016 Season With National Monthly Medal in Honor of the 44th National Day; Hamda Al Suwaidi Wins the National Monthly Medal at Meydan with 40 Points

November 28th, 2015

(Dubai, UAE) – In honor of the upcoming 44th United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Day the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) opened the 2015-2016 season by hosting a National Monthly Medal (NMM) at The Track – Meydan on Saturday, November 28th 2015. Winning the Overall Stableford competition was Hamda Al Suwaidi.

Winners of the November 2015 & 1st National Monthly Medal of the 2015-2016 Season.

Winners of the November 2015 & 1st National Monthly Medal of the 2015-2016 Season.

This first NMM of the 2015-2016 season saw 32 players. Coming out on top and winning the event with a Stableford Score of 40 points was Hamda Al Suwaidi.

The Runner-Up was Rashid Al Suwaidi with 38 points. Rounding out the top three coming in Third Place after a count back was Reema Al Heloo with 37 points.

The Best Gross Award went to Rashid Hamood. Hamood shot a 4-over-par, 76. With a front nine score of 40 and a back nine score of 36, Hamood won on a back nine count back.

The event also had a Junior Division with 6 competitors. Winning the Junior Division was Reeema Al Heloo with 37 points. The Runner-Up was Mahmood Skaik with 33 points. The Third Place prize went to Mohammed Al Hajeri with 27 points.

During the event there were a number of On Course Challenges up for grabs. Taking home the Adult Longest Drive Award was Saeed Al Mutawaa. Winning the Adult Nearest to the Pin Award was Ismael Sharif. The winner of the Junior Longest Drive Award was Mahmood Skaik. Wrapping up the On Course Challenges, Reema Al Heloo won the Junior Nearest to the Pin Award.

DSC_0203At the award presentation the EGF took time out to recognize the upcoming 44th UAE National Day. Being that the EGF is under the guidance of the Ministry of General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare, this event was a great opportunity to celebrate this upcoming holiday.

With a busy month of December with international events and the upcoming holidays, the next UAE National Monthly Medal will take place in January. To stay up to date EGF and the UAE National Golf Teams follow the Emirates Golf Federation on social media and at www.egfgolf.com.