A citizen challenges world golf stars in the Abu Dhabi championship for an $ 8 million prize

The player Ahmed Sakeik, the Emirates Golf Star, announced his participation in the sixteenth edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, which is being held at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club from 21 to 24 this month, with a total prize pool of $ 8 million and 8,000 points from the race to Dubai. 

The tournament will witness the participation of former champion Lee Westwood and the participation of the number 10 in the world Terrell Hatton and the champion of the DP World Championship 2020 Matt Fitzpatrick, as well as the Ryder Cup champions Tommy Fleetwood and Ian Poulter, Thomas Bjorn, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Martin Kaymer, Shane Lowry, Graeme McDowell, Justin Rose, Henrik Stinson, Danny Willett, who have announced the challenge in the prestigious tournament that will see the resumption of the European point list of players targeted to qualify for the Ryder Cup in Wisconsin.

"I am honored and delighted to be invited to participate in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 2021, as it was a wonderful experience for me last year and gave me invaluable experience," said 23-year-old Emirates star Ahmed Skaik in a press statement. And try my best to compete with the best players in the world. "

He added, "This year, we celebrate the golden jubilee of the citizens of the Emirates, which makes the 2021 tournament exceptional and special. I am determined to present the best and make efforts to celebrate and be proud of my country."

It is worth noting that the Abu Dhabi Championship was launched for the first time in 2006 and is being held at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club for the sixteenth in a row.

The tournament contributed to the development of the 23-year-old player’s skill, especially after his first appearance in the European round of last year's championship, where he won the President’s Cup for Golf 2020 last February before finishing second in two rounds of the Men's Open.

As a talented superstar, Skeik also had the honor of taking the first kick at the opening of the Dubai Golf Championship presented by DP World in December 2020, where he performed professionally in his second European tour.

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