British golfer George Groves confirmed that his participation yesterday in the first day of the Dubai Challenge, the first initiative on the world organized by the DP World Championship for people of determination, on the sidelines of the round of the race to Dubai, currently held on the ground At Jumeirah Properties, the most rewarding reward golfers from around the world can expect from their career is that Dubai has achieved the dream of being in the final of a major world championship. Fleetwood, and other global stars, p I am in direct competition for the title of ports, who often give the title of champion of the race season to Dubai ».
The tournament continues until tomorrow, with total prizes of up to $ 13 million.
"Allowing eight world-renowned golfers to participate in the Dubai Challenge, the event accompanying the European season and the race to Dubai, is a dream come true," George said in a press statement. “With a fierce competition for her title, which ensures a great identification of the season's champion, it is the best reward that golfers from around the world can expect.”
The Dubai Challenge is the first global initiative for golfers to be held on the sidelines of a major tournament, where DP World aims to highlight the values of tolerance and support that this segment of society enjoys on the ground. With the cooperation of Ports with the European Union for the Golf of Determined, who invited the players to come to Dubai, which was based on allowing the participation of players with the highest ranks of the Determined on the international stage.
George, who has been paralyzed since his birth in his left arm, said: “The European Union of People of Determination and Golf, and the DP World Championships, have made an unprecedented initiative in the history of the World Golf Championships, allowing athletes of determination to compete on the same stadium, and in front of the crowd and the media. The same, which will motivate more motivated to engage in sports in general, and golf in particular ».
The Dubai Challenge witnessed yesterday the success of the British George Groves in the top of the first day of this event, after Groves finished the course of the ground with a total of 77 strikes, which won five strikes above the average and first place, a difference of two strikes from the Irish Mike Brown American Chris Biggins came third with eight strokes.
In the rest of the event, Brendan Lawlor and American Chad Pfeiffer shared the 11th place above the average, three more than Frenchman Charles Quinn, who finished fifth, with sixth-placed Jeff Nicholas and Swede Joachim Burkman Bursaidi. 18 and 19 stroke above average, respectively.
French Vera at the top
Frenchman Michael Lorenzo Vera kept his lead in the overall standings at the DP World Championship with 11 strikes below the average at the end of the second stage yesterday.
Vera came on top for the second day, after he managed to finish the course of the 18-hole ground stadium with 70 strikes, qualified him to win the score of two strikes below the average, which added to the balance of the nine strikes below the rate on which finished the first day competitions, leading, through which, first place 11 strikes below average, comfortably five strikes below average for Rory Malcrowey, Tommy Lewis and Tommy Fleetwood, who took second.
Lori escapes "exclusion"
The fourth seed in the race to Dubai, Shane Lowry, stuck to his hopes of competing in the title of ports and champions of the season, after a strong performance in the second round, which achieved four strikes below the average, was able to make up for his unconvincing performance on the first day that ended with the strike He was raised to three strikes below the average that kept him in the competitors' circle. , Which are limited Participate in the best performers.
Robin wins a bet «Heroes»
The 50th world champion, 10th in the race to Dubai, was crowned South African champion Erikvan Robin with the title of “The Challenge of Heroes”, the event accompanying the DP World Championship, which is being held at the Atlantis Resort Hotel in Dubai. A fixed platform on land, towards a crater located on a floating platform amidst sea water.
Robin's victory came at the expense of Irish Shane Lowry, Swede Henrik Stenson, Rafa Cabrera Belo, England's Danny Willett, and American Patrick Reid, who failed to shoot the ball with the same accuracy as the South African Robin.
Blow gives its owner «luxury car»
The organizing committee was keen to present a special prize at the 17th hole, the BMW i8 Roadstar, as a prize for the player who can put the ball into the hole from one stroke, knowing that the hole is 178 meters from the point of shooting the ball.