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Dietmar Kacnik crowned 23rd Dubai Duty Free Seniors Cup champion

Dubai Duty Free chief Colm McLoughlin presented the trophies along with Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President – Corporate Services and Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing.

By GolfDigestME.com
Home course knowledge helped Dietmar Kacnik capture the 23rd edition of the Dubai Duty Free Seniors Cup on Saturday.

The Arabian Ranches Golf Club member won the Individual Stableford event with an impressive 41 points, one ahead of Dubai Hills Golf Club Shabir Yakub (10).

Kacnik coped best in the hot and humid conditions, posting an outward half of 23 points with five net birdies. He kept his cool on the back nine with a further 18 points, the only blemish coming at the 10th hole where he failed to trouble the scorers. Yakub’s consolation was victory in the Senior Division (50+) with his 40 points, three clear of Arabian Ranches’ Thomas Stumpp (7).

In the Super-Senior’s (65+) division, Emirates Golf Club’s Sultan Mahmood (16) triumphed by four points from Arabian Ranches member T.R Vijayan (17) who finished on 33 points.

Jumeirah Golf Estates’ Mark McNeilly captured the gross prize. The +2-handicapper cared a one-over 73 in a round that included birdies at the 3rd and the 8th hole.

“This year marks the 23rd running of Dubai Duty Free Senior’s Cup and the tournament has concluded what has been a good year to date, for Dubai Duty Free,” said Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO of Dubai Duty Free. “Our thanks to all our (32) participants and to the Arabian Ranches Golf Club for their efforts in ensuring a great day was had by all.”


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