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PHOTO ESSAY: Golf Digest Middle East Classic qualifier at The Els Club, Dubai

Noted Dubai amateur Max Cashmore shows his style with one of the shots of the day during the second qualifier for the 11th Golf Digest Middle East Classic at the Els Club, Dubai last week.

Motivate photographer Masam Ali was on hand at The Els to capture all the best action which we share below. You can also read about all the winners and join them in the 11th Golf Digest Middle East Classic at Emirates Golf Club next Tuesday via our simple online entry portal.

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Hannah Mannion shows a deft touch out of the sand. She also displayed plenty of pep with the driver at The Els, winning the longest drive prize. Mannion collected a pair of season passes to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic for her efforts.

Kevin Riley won division A (0-10 handicaps) at the second leg of the Golf Digest Middle East Amateur Golf Series presented by King’s College Hospital London and AutoRoute with 39 Stableford points.

Dave Morais unleashes another fairway splitter.

No holding back from Caroline Rosenstock.

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Graham Bull watches the progress of a drive.

Yves Buchard about to pull the trigger (above) and letting it rip (below).

Nick Pomeroy shows his touch and holds the finish (below).

Grinners are winners: (from left) Scott-Gregory, Mall Clarke, Malcom Cooper and Ray Hewit.

Mall Clarke escapes the soft stuff.

Ray Hewit wishing his chip shot had settled sooner.

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Max Cashmore goes underground.

Stuart Cameron, Max Cashmore, Yves Buchard and Nick-Pomeroy.

Jeremy-Llwellyn sends one.

Terrance Marques….BOOM!

Ladies champion Stephanie Kemper (left) with Caroline Rosenstock and Hannah Mannion.

Craig Gittus strikes a pose.

Paul Emmerson eyes it down…

See you all at Emirates Golf Club for the 11th Golf Digest Middle East Classic.



Kent Gray

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

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