Faisal Al Sayegh Wins March National Monthly Medal; Al Mutawa Junior Winner

March 20th, 2016

(Dubai, UAE) – On March 19, 2016 the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted the March National Monthly Medal at Jebel Ali Golf Resort. With a field of 36 players and a day full of sunshine with high winds the competitors proved ready for the challenge.

Winners of the March 2016 National Monthly Medal at Jebel Ali Golf Resort

Winners of the March 2016 National Monthly Medal at Jebel Ali Golf Resort

Jebel Ali Golf Resort is a 9-hole, par 36-championship standard course within the pleasurable grounds of the Jebel Ali Resort. Designed by Peter Harradine this perfectly landscaped course was an exciting challenge for all golfers at each level.

The overall winner of the March National Monthly Medal was Faisal Al Sayegh. Al Sayegh shot a very impressive round while collecting 44 stableford points.

The Runner-Up with 43 stableford points was Jamal Bin Marghoub. Rounding out the top three, in Third Place was Rashid Al Suwaidi with 38 points.

Khalid Yousuf found himself on the podium again after winning the Best Gross award. Yoursuf shot 6-over, 78 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 Mohammed Darwish with 32 stableford points. Bader AbdulnooDSC_0607r Ahli won the Division-B prize with 36 stableford points.

In the Junior Division, Khalid Al Mutawa won by 1 point, with a stablefoard score of 43 points. The Runner-Up was Saeed Al Balooshi with 42 points and the Third Place prize went to Obaid Al Heloo with 32 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 9 was Dr. Rabab Al Haj. The winner of the Junior Longest Drive Award on Hole 10 was Reema Al Heloo. Wrapping up the On Course Challenges, Nabil Sharif won the Adult Nearest to the Pin Award on Hole 17.

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