Theuns & McCarthy Win the EGF Summer Swing at Yas Links

June 19th, 2016

(Abu Dhabi, UAE) – 60 Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) members from across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took to the course on June 18, 2016 at Yas Links Abu Dhabi to take part in EGF Summer Swing, sponsored by Rotana Hotels – Centro & Yas Island and GolfLan. Webb Theuns and Patrick McCarthy came out on top after shooting 46 Stableford points.

Winners of the EGF Summer Swing at Yas Links Abu Dhabi

Winners of the EGF Summer Swing at Yas Links Abu Dhabi

The Yas Links Abu Dhabi Championship Course is designed by the world-renowned architect Kyle Phillips. Playing at 7,414 yards, Yas Links Abu Dhabi was the ideal venue for the first EGF Summer Swing event of the 2016 summer. Being the number one rated golf course in the Middle East, EGF Members got to experience the value that Yas Links Abu Dhabi brings to the region.

After putting together a fantastic round under the Paris Better Ball Stableford format, Webb Theuns and playing partner Patrick McCarthy claimed the first place prize. The two players combined for an impressive 46 points, three points better then any other pair.

Coming Second Place for the event was Ian Haywood and Damien Ward. The pair finished with 43 points.

The Top 5 positions for the event received prizes. Third, Fourth and Fifth Place pairs all finished with 42 points, which then resulted in a three-way, count back. With the best back nine score and coming in Third Place were Ramesh Nagaraju and Ben Mulvaney. Finishing in Fourth Place was Jacob Hall and Oliver Seldon. The last prizes went to Peter Lane and Jeremiah Kaplan finishing in Fifth Place.

There were also “On Course Competitions” that were up for grabs during the event. With prizes from Rotana Hotels on the line for the Longest Drive Competition, Manny Ostojic and Andrew Smolak crushed their drives and found themselves as the lucky winners. Winning the final prize, was Sami Al Zarooni on the Nearest to the Pin competition.

The EGF would like to send a special thank you to the Sponsors of the EGF Summer Swing, Rotana Hotels – Centro & Yas Island and GolfLan. Also, a big thank you to Yas Links Abu Dhabi and the fine staff that ran this event at a first-class level.

The EGF will be back in action on July 16th at Al Zorah Golf Club for the second EGF Summer Swing of 2016.

To see all of the pictures from this event visit the EGF Facebook page.