Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club was delighted to welcome their new Men’s Captain, Mr. Hans Ettengruber. To mark the occasion, the annual Captain’s Season Opener competition took place on Friday, 2nd October.
The new captainmanaged to play a hole with each of the groups on the day. Players were allowed to use the captain’s score on the hole they played with Hans if his score bettered theirs which added slightly more pressure to the new Captain. In the main event it was the former Captain Rory Thomsonwho played a solid golfto take the Champion’s prize with 40 stableford points.
Dean Lawrence claimed second place with 40 points on countback loss with Rory. Third place went toMaruf Khan, SGSC’s new member, who’s just started enjoying his tournament journey at the club.Best Gross went toRamli Sulaiman after solid performance of 34points and gross runner was won by Martin Duff.
There were many prizes up for grabs on the day, Samiuddin Siddiqui claimed nearest to the Pin on the 8th/17th. Straightest drive went to ChristoferBagge after a fine drive on the 7th/16th.He also won the blindfold best drive that was held on the driving range before the shotgun. Martin Duffclaimed closest to pin in 2 on the 2nd/11th. The captain also had some special giveaways for 8 scorecard draw winners.
Ravi AE was announced as the vice-Captain to the Captain Hans at the same occasion. Thanks and well wishes were once again extended to the new Captain as he and his vice- captain embark on an exciting year ahead.