Nelly Amarnani along with DDF officials poses with the trophy.
Dubai Duty Free returned to Emirates Golf Club for the 22nd Dubai Duty Free Senior’s Cup, with over 50 participants enjoying the challenge of the Faldo Course on Friday (Sept.13), in what proved to be a hot and humid day on the golf course, testing all players.
Nelly Amarnani emerged out as the overall winner with a fantastic score of 43 stableford points.
He also finished with an amazing level par total of 72 strokes gross.
The eventual winner of the Best Gross category was David Gowans, with a score of 81 strokes on the day.
The winner in Mens’ Division in Super Seniors category was Sultan Mahmood with 37 points.
At second place was Emirates Golf Club Captain Ishu Rupani on 32 points. Our winner of the Men’s Seniors Division was Ravi Khanna with a fantastic score of 40 points.
Closely following in second place was Rajesh Sethi, who carded 39 points, with a phenomenal Back 9 to claim the scorecard playoff.
In the Ladies Division, Naima Maya, Lady Vice Captain of Emirates Golf Club, emerged victorious with a great score of 35 points and runner-up was Cathy Lajotte, also with 35 points but having just lost out on a scorecard playoff over the Back 6 holes!
The trophies were presented to the winners by Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free and Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Dubai Duty Free.
Commenting on the Senior’s Cup, McLoughlin said: "This year’s tournament has concluded what has been a fantastic summer for Dubai Duty Free, and also kick starts what will be a busy season ahead for the company. Our thanks to all our participants, to the Marketing team at Dubai Duty Free and to Emirates Golf Club for their efforts in ensuring a great day was had by all.”
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For the Ladies, Mags Breen claimed nearest to the pin on hole number 8 and Mitsuko Emmerson had the longest drive on Hole 5.
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