Sharjah Golf and Shooting club added a new event to its already extensive event calendar,
The International Cup supported by BMW and Rigid Industries. The event has four qualifying rounds with all participants hoping to represent their team in the final. Teams of America, Europe and Africa will battle it out against Asia and The Middle East in a twenty seven hole Ryder Cup style final. With twenty four spots in each team up for grabs in the final golfers are keen to secure their spots in their respective teams.
The first of four qualifiers took place on Saturday 24th of October and a strong field of over forty golfers attempted to seal their place in the final early and also get their hands on the days prizes. All but cementing his place in team is Haalif Shah with an excellent stableford score of forty one points. Haalifs round included six net birdies and a net eagle. Haalif won by two points over a potential future team mate Arnel Valencia who posted a great score of thirty nine points. Faizeen Bhyat claimed third spot with a solid round of thirty eight points. Namir Al Naimi took home the final prize on offer for best gross with a gross stableford total of thirty four points.
The next qualifying round will be played on Friday 20th of November where once again all players vying to play in the 1st International Cup supported by BMW and Rigid Industries grand final on Saturday 6th of January.