With the participation of 1000 players, 5 of whom represent the UAE in the international event qualified

Dubai hosts 11 qualifying rounds for the World Golf Final in Malaysia

  • From the press conference to announce that Dubai will host the 11th rounds. From the source

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Dubai Sports Council has announced that Dubai will host 11 qualifying rounds for the World Amateur Golf Final for men and women “Race to Malaysia”, which will be held in November 2022, and organized in cooperation with the Dubai Sports Council and the Emirates Golf Federation, and under the umbrella of the International Federation, and sponsored by Emirates NBD and Thrive.

This came during a press conference held at the headquarters of the Dubai Council, in which Ahmed Ibrahim, Director of the Community Activities Department of the Council, Russell Youmans, General Manager of "Sport to Business", Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Robert Fiala from the Emirates Federation, and Zeshan Omer from "Arrows" company spoke. » Silver sponsor of the tournament.

Ahmed Ibrahim said: "The Dubai Council is working according to a strategic plan that is consistent with the plan of the Dubai government, as it is keen to support the organization and hosting of international sporting events and events that consolidate Dubai's position as a leading global sports destination, and we in the Council are aware of the importance of golf as a sport that contributes to the development of relations. Tourist and commercial, especially since Dubai hosts 11 golf courses, one of the best in the world.”

He said that Dubai will host 11 out of 17 rounds at the state level, where 1,000 players will compete, including five players representing the UAE, in the global final to be held in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur from 12 to 19 November, in which the finalists from the 49 rounds will compete. country around the world.

The tournament highlights the sports facilities and advanced infrastructure in Dubai dedicated to the practice of golf. The competitions are held in Dubai on nine courses: Emirates Hills, Arabian Ranches, Els Club in Dubai Sports City, Montgomery, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek, Trump International, Jebel Ali, Jumeirah Golf Estates.

For his part, Russell Yeomans said: “A great and unique opportunity to provide amateur golfers in the UAE with a great (Olympic) experience to represent the UAE in the World Final in November. To highlight the world-class golf sports facilities in Dubai.”

He added: "We have previously organized the Executives Golf Tournament, and we have seen the power of this sport in attracting the interest of players of all levels. Participation in the tournament requires players to obtain a level classification in order to participate in the same category. Therefore, the keenness of the UAE Federation to cooperate with us to organize this tournament helps us In placing the participants according to the performance classification, so that each competitor is equal in level and performance.

For his part, Robert Fiala said: "The Emirates Golf Association is pleased to support the Road to Malaysia series of championships that comply with the regulations of the International Federation, and give the opportunity for amateurs in the UAE of all technical levels to enjoy local and international competition."

• 9 stadiums that will host the competitions in Dubai: Emirates Hills, Arabian Ranches, Els Club in Dubai Sports City, Montgomery, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek, Trump International, Jebel Ali, Jumeirah Golf Estates.

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