QATAR’S Saleh Al Kaabi continued his impressive form as he won the 54th Bahrain Open at the Awali Golf Club last week.
The talented trio of Erick Moss, Raza Mekhary and Vinoth Irjay emerged as winners with a score of 56.0 at the American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar’s (AmCham Qatar) Seventh Golf Tournament last week.
The course will now be eligible to host Britain's Open
QATAR won team bronze at the Third GCC Women’s Championship in Manama last week. The duo of Yasmian Al Sharshani and Maryam Al Sada had a gross score of 682 (240, 243, 199) in the three-day event held at the Royal Golf Club.
The American had been third in the world rankings before leapfrogging the Australian Day.
The Spaniard played a bogey-free round of three-under-par 69 to finish on 19-under-par 269 to win the oldest professional tournament in the Middle East.
The Spaniard shot a four-under par 68 at the Emirates Golf Club and goes into the final day of the $2.5m European Tour event at 16-under par 200.
The South African picked up three strokes in his first eight holes to move to nine under par, one ahead of overnight leader Sergio Garcia.
The American former world No.1 played just one round in Dubai, shooting 77.
Garcia shot a superb opening round of seven-under par 65 while Woods slumped to a birdie-less five-over par 77.
BEFORE nailing the most important birdie of his fledgling career, Wang Jeung-Hun took a deep breath to calm down his nerves. He then slowly rolled the ball to the big applause of the crowd. Phew!
A TOUR veteran, Thomas Bjorn is a well-respected figure in golf circles around the world. With 15 European Tour titles to his credit, Bjorn is undoubtedly the most successful golfer from Denmark.
FRANCE’S Mike Lorenzo-Vera had a decent outing at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters tournament where he had a share of the lead at one stage before finishing tied fourth.