Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Clubs Championship course was host of the second in the UAE World Corporate Golf Challenge Series 2016-2017, providing the players with an enjoyable and interesting golfing challenge.
The 2nd Qualifier of the 2016-2017 series consisted of 17 qualifiers of which the winning team will join the final top 34 teams going on to play in the UAE Final at Al Hamra Golf Club Ras Al Khaimah in April 2017.
The overall winners of this years UAE final will win a fantastic prize of the trip to Portugal in June 2017 where they will represent the UAE.
Through out the events, there will be plenty of other fantastic gifts and OnCourse prizes courtesy of our sponsors Fine & Country Golf, FENIX, Qantas Airlines, Palmers, MediClinic, Santa Fe, Kids First Group and event organisers OnCourse Golf.
Fantastic weather conditions with a slight breeze saw a challenging format of combined stableford scoring using ¾ of index handicap allowance, it was always going to be the team that held it together for the full 18 holes.
It was a tightly contested affair which as a result, It was the pairing of Tejan Fadlu-Deen (previous DCG&YC Captain) and his playing partner Jamal Saab who took the top spot with a score of 68 points. In 2nd place with a score of 67 points was the pairing of Michael McGinley (Brother of Ryder Cup captain Paul) and his playing partner JP Fitzgerald (known to most of us as Rory McIlroys caddy).
The players now look forward to participating in the Final of this great event next year.