The teams have been announced for the Dubai Golf Trophy, one of the most prestigious event in the UAE golfing calendar, which returns 10th & 11th April 2021 on the Faldo course at Emirates Golf Club, and the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
The Ryder Cup-style tournament, now in its 22nd year, pits the UAE’s top 16 professional players against the top 16 amateurs – this year women compete for the first time in the tournament’s history.
In 2021, the amateur team is gunning for six victories in a row, having claimed another convincing victory last year at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. Former UAE champion, Ahmed Skaik will captain this year’s amateur team, whilst Mike Bolt from The Claude Harmon Performance Academy at The Els Club will lead the professionals:
|Saturday Foursomes||Professional Team||Amateur Team|
|Match 1||Dong Lee||Josh Hill|
|Jonathan Craddock||Jay Mullane|
|Match 2||Michael Bolt (Captain)||Arjun Gupta|
|Sujjan Singh||Yash Majmudar|
|Match 3||Luke Plumb||Viggo Sorensen|
|Phil Waine||Zubair Firdaus|
|Match 4||Graham Forbes||Toby Bishop|
|Louis Gaughan||Sam Mullane|
|Match 5||David Gray||Steve Kelbrick|
|Ryan Smith||Max Burrow|
|Match 6||Purna Sharma||Ahmed Skaik (Captain)|
|Malcolm Young||Khaled Yousuf|
|Match 7||Bishnu Sharma||Dan Byrne|
|Sam McLaren||Niklas Korjonen|
|Match 8||Michael Major||Gordon Munro|
|Thomas Ogilvie||Jake Wiltshire|
|Match 9||Olivia Jackson||Hyeonji Kang|
|Anneke Strobach||Natalii Gupta|
The 22nd Dubai Golf Trophy will be played on the Faldo course at Emirates Golf Club on Saturday 10th April for the morning foursomes and afternoon four-ball matches, and will conclude with the singles matches on Sunday 11th April on the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates.