Back to Back for Sulaiman in SGSCs Club Championships
Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club played host to the 15th Men’s and Ladies Golf Club Championships on Sunday the 19th of March. SGSC members all trying to stake their claim to be the 15th club champion, with a mixture of young guns bidding to put their mark on the event & the seasoned master craftsmen of the game.
It was SGSC legend Ramli Sulaiman who came out on top after a grueling thirty six holes in blustery conditions to claim back to back Club Championships. Ramli played solid in the morning round posting a seventy six that saw him sitting tied for the lead with fellow scratch league team member Sami Butt. Sitting just one stroke back was Chris Bagge after posting a seventy seven in round one. The afternoon saw some very challenging conditions which affected a lot of the field, however Ramlis experience shone through as he posted a very impressive seventy seven in round 2 to top the leaderboard by three strokes. Ramli was delighted to be crowned SGSC 15th Club Champion after an impressive days golf. Second place went to Chris Bagge and it was nip and tuck with Ramli throughout, unfortunately for Chris a lost ball on the thirty fourth hole saw his title charge slip away. Chris posted a round two score of seventy nine and was happy to be this years runners up. Sami Butt struggled in the afternoon posting a score of eighty four, this however was still enough to see him claim third place
As a welcome addition SGSC once again hosted the Net Club Championships in the afternoon round which saw a great turn out of players looking to be crowned only the third SGSC Net Club Champion. It was SGSC Club Captain Ravi AE who got his hands on the trophy with a brilliant score of five under par sixty seven, Ravi was delighted with his round and to be named SGSCs Net Champion. Second place went to former Ahmad Jaffar who posted and excellent four under par sixty eight and was unlucky not to top the pile. Rajesh Chitti took home the spoils for third place posting a net seventy.
The event was played in a great spirit on a course in brilliant condition and was highly competitive all the way to the last putt.