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UAE National Foundation Squad Skills Challenge at Jumeirah Golf Estates – ETPI presented by DP World

(Dubai, UAE) - On Saturday, February 24, 2018, the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) hosted a United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Foundation Squad Skills Challenge ) presented by DP World at Jumeirah Golf Estates – European Tour Performance Institute (ETPI). This event showcased the skills and fundamentals that the UAE National Foundation Squad players have developed over the past six months following the EGF Arabic School Initiative supported by DP World, which has seen much success of the past year-and-a-half.

17 members of the UAE National Foundation Squad broke up into three groups where the players were then tested on different challenges showing the improvements that the kids have made since September. The challenges consisted of putting, chipping, longest drive, straightest drive, and the feared flop shot.

Winning the Putting Challenge after a playoff was Sultan Al Owais while Salem Al Maazmi came in Second Place.

Sultan Alolama won the chipping and Abdulla Kalbat finishing as the Runner-Up.

The Longest Drive Challenge was a close battle with Sa’ad Zarawani just beat Runner-Up Abdullah Al Suwaidi by only 6 yards difference.