Aussie Mark Burrell wins Omega Emirates Open

Australian Mark Burrell clinched the 28th staging of the Omega Emirates Amateur Open with a one-stroke win over Christopher Rahm (JGE) last month. Burrell, from Links Hope Island Golf Club in Queensland, shot a 148 total over the Faldo and Majlis courses and earned himself an invite to theRas Al Khaimah 2017 Golf Challenge in October.Having opened with a 78, Burrell found himself six strokes behind the overnight leader Ahmad Skaik (EGF) but he came roaring back on day two with a superb 70 on the Majlis to take the spoils.Third place went to Thomas Strandemo with a total of 150.