England’s Paul Casey celebrates with the trophy after winning the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday. Supplied picture
Paul Casey carded a stunning best-of-the-day 8-under-par 64 to take a one-stroke lead over Robert MacIntyre into the final round of the 2021 Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club on Saturday.
With a total gross expenditure already estimated to be $270 million, constituting nearly a quarter of total sports expenditure, the golf scene in Dubai is expected to get another impetus with the launch of Emirates Amateur Golf League (EAGL), the world’s first franchise-based amateur league
The Emirates Amateur Golf League’s Mini-Series will give the glimpse of what the first-of-its-kind franchise-owned league tournament offers to the world. The 9-hole EAGL Mini-Series will take place on the Fire course at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in
"Christian Atsu was pulled out injured. Our sporting director, Taner Savut, is unfortunately still under the rubble," club vice president Mustafa Ozak told Radyo Gol.
Taking place under the patronage of Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mabarak Al Nahayan, the event will be contested by 17 teams with some of the top names in the badminton world including Olympic medallists to lead their respective teams.
Aurelien Giraud, the French skateboarder, won the men’s Street 2022 World Championships at Aljada Skate Park in Sharjah, while Brazilian 15-year-old Rayssa Leal claimed gold in the women’s event.