RAK Golf Challenge The Gulf Club

Golden trio set for RAK Golf Challenge 2017 Pro-Am

Michelle Im, Sandra Chia and Graeme Field have won places in the Pro-Am on the eve of the European Challenge Tour’s penultimate event of 2017, the Ras Al Khaimah Golf Challenge.

The trio emerged from the “Golden Ball” Grand Final at Al Hamra after a nationwide series involving more 500 amateurs who participated in 20 qualifying events at 18 clubs.

Im, representing Tower Links Golf Club, produced a net 67 to win the grand final by three strokes to win one of three spots in the Pro-Am on the eve of the Oct.25-28 event. Field and Chia, representing Trump International Golf Club, Dubai and Emirates Golf Club respectively, both finished with net 72s, Chia sealing the runners-up spot after a back nine countback.

This year’s Ras Al Khaimah Golf Challenge will be a family affair. Alongside the golf action, the tournamnent’s Fan Village will feature children’s activities, music, food trucks and a drinks garden, open from 4pm to 10pm each day.

For more information on hotel offers and the fan village visit: www.rasalkhaimah.ae


Kent Gray

Kent Gray

Editor of Golf Digest Middle East. Has written about golf since 1989 and owned a suspect short game even longer.

Facebook Comments

Check Also

After late misery in Muscat, Wood eyes more Doha delight

Chris Wood’s baggage for the short flight from Muscat to Doha for the final leg of the 2018 Desert Swing had all the normal golf swag, a bit of happy history and a whole lot of fresh regret.