On the 7th of March Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club hosted its 7th Senior Open Golf Championship, a strong field of players from all over the UAE battled it out to be this years champion. It was SGSC lady member Jacqui Stewart who came out on top to add her name on the major honour boards for the 6th time. another trophy to her collection in what has been a very impressive season so far. Jacqui had five net birdies and a net eagle to post an excellent score of forty stableford points to claim the title by a single point. Runner up was Shaheen Butt who had a very good round of thiry nine points, unfortunately for Shaheen this wasn’t enough to catch Jacqui, Shaheen has finished runner up twice in a row in this event surely his time will come soon. Third place only by virtue of countback was Gurbax Singh on the same score of thirty nine, Gurbax has been playing good golf of late and this was another solid display.
In the super senior division for golfers aged 60+ it was Daud Osman who went home with the trophy, The SGSC member had a very solid round of golf and a great last nine holes, to post thirty six stableford points. Tim pipped SGSC member Geroge Fitchet only on countback, Brian took away the runner up trophy in the Super Seniors Division.
The gross division was won by EGF member Mukti Rai who had a really steady round of golf posting a gross score of thirty one points to be the SGSC 7th Seniors Open Gross Champion.
The event was played in great spirit throughout the day and the field from all across the UAE and further afield were full of praise for a golf course that is in fantastic condition.
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