The Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup two day event saw almost 100 players compete to be crowned as this years champion, round one was played at Emirates Golf Club on the Faldo Course and culminated at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.
Walking away with the trophy of the 29th Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup with two excellent rounds of 39 and 40 points totaling 79 was Dermot Davitt, who also claimed the title back in 2013.
“Thanks to our team at Dubai Duty Free and to Dubai Creek Golf Club and the Emirates Golf Club for the successful running of the 29th Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup. Congratulations to Dermot and to all our friends in the duty free industry for participating in this tournament and I hope to see you all next year as we celebrate our 30th anniversary,” – Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO of Dubai Duty
Meanwhile, the Overall Local Winners in the Men’s and Ladies Divisions were Ghurbax Singh (33 and 40) and Smurthy Thomas (22 and 22 points). Visitors were also able to deliver some brilliant golf with Steve Flanagan taking the overall visitors prize in the Men’s division with rounds of 41 and 37 points and Charmaine Bruwer in the Ladies division with rounds of 34 and 25. There were no easy victories with Damien Fox (74 total) and Ian Walton (68 total) securing the runner-up and 2nd runner-up positions in the Overall Men’s division respectively and Linda Bowland (56 total) and Fiona Furnival (52 total) claiming the runner-up and 2nd runner-up positions in the Overall Ladies’ division respectively.
The Senior Golfer categories to celebrate those who are able to continue playing late on into their lives. The Overall Senior Winner (50+) was Marius Fouche with rounds of 38 and 31, our Overall Super Senior Winner (65+) was Brian King with rounds of 40 and 30 and the Overall Super Super Senior Winner (70+) with rounds of 27 and 34, was Dennis Marnane.
Taking the Gross prizes on Day 1 were Maria Vandooren in the Ladies Category and Francisco Giles in the Men’s Category. Winning Day 1’s stableford were Jeannie Archer and Lucas Roberts, with Carmel King and Peter Zehnder taking the runner-up spots.
Day 2 saw the golfers return to the ever-tricky Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. Taking the Best Gross prizes on the day were Barbara Foley and Michael McGinley and the stableford was won by Sanne Smith and John Sutcliffe with Satnam Kaur and Roek Van Wieringen finishing in runner-up.