Qualifying Round 3
Almouj Golf’s dynamic duo qualify for their second straight Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge grand final
fixture in late April at the stunning Almouj Golf layout concluded a busy month for the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge, with more teams advancing to December’s Grand Final. Tenzin Tsarong and Faiz Riaz, who won this qualifier 12 months ago, were again victorious on 41 points. Their three-point margin of victory was comfortable, reaching the final for a second year running with room to spare. Team Toon Army, comprising William Welsh and Danny Renihan, grabbed second spot with 38 points, while Barath Gopal and Srinivas Hebbar of Team Birdie edged a countback on 37 points to claim third.
On-course competitions included deVere Acuma’s Nearest the Pin on the second hole, which was won by Muthu Samy, Select Property’s Nearest the Pin on the fourth (won by Tenzin Tsarong) and Chrysler’s Nearest the Pin on 14, won by Andrew Long. Ajman Tourism’s Hole in One prize remains unclaimed.
The King of Pars side contest was won by Bret Archer and Tony Leith-Hedlay (par 3s), Sanjay Gupta and Paresh Sahai (par 4s) and Barath Gopal and Srinivas Hebbar (par 5s).
The Xerox Challenge travels back to the UAE for the fourth qualifier at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Thursday May 12. Registration for this event and future qualifiers is now open on www.xeroxcgc.com.