Saudis win to claim spot in Xerox Cor­po­rate Golf Chal­lenge fi­nal

Kuwait Times - - SPORTS -

The Xerox Cor­po­rate Golf Chal­lenge’s 10th qual­i­fier, held at the Dirab Golf & Coun­try Club on Oc­to­ber 1, saw two Saudi Na­tion­als, Faisal Sal­hab and Ab­dul­rah­man Al Man­sour of team ‘Saudi Na­tional’, claim their well-earned spots in the com­pe­ti­tion’s fi­nal, to be held later this year in the UAE.

Faisal Sal­hab, who plays off scratch, and Ab­dul­rah­man Al Man­sour, with a hand­i­cap of 3, took first place with a score of 48 points. Se­cond place was earned by Richard Davis and Jonathan Wood of team Pin Seek­ers with 48 points (count­back), and third place was taken by Dong Kang and C.H. Lee of team Ari­rang Kang, with 48 points (count­back).

Ihab Wahba, General Man­ager of Op­er­a­tions from Saudi Xerox, said: “The tenth qual­i­fy­ing round was suc­cess­fully ex­e­cuted, and we thank Dirab Golf & Coun­try Club for their sup­port in mak­ing this a suc­cess. Our team was in full zeal, engaging with the play­ers dur­ing the event, who found it very en­cour­ag­ing and sup­port­ive.”

The tour­na­ment was also at­tended by rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the man­age­ment of Saudi Xerox in­clud­ing Marc E. Evers­dijk, Fi­nance Di­rec­tor, Ahmed Kasaby, Di­rec­tor of Op­er­a­tions, Zamil A. Kasim, Mar­ket­ing Man­ager, Ali Al Qah­tani, Riyadh Branch Man­ager, Ayah Al Habeeb, Mar­ket­ing Ex­ec­u­tive and Ziad Traboulsi, Sales Man­ager.

On-course Near­est to the Pin com­pe­ti­tions were won by Rusty Sibug (4th hole spon­sored by Chrysler); Ed­die O’Reilly (7th hole - spon­sored by De­vere Acuma), and Faisal Sal­hab (11th hole - spon­sored by Select Prop­erty).

King of the Course Par 3s was earned by Dong Kang and C.H. Lee with 16 points; Par 4s was taken by Clark and Amy Win­dross (43 points), and Par 5s was taken by Ju­lian Bennett and Ar­shad Mah­mood (23 points). King of the Course win­ners are teams that per­form best on Pars 3, 4, and 5, with prize re­wards as well as en­try into the ‘Golden Ticket’ draw that of­fers a wild­card en­try into the 2016 Grand Fi­nal.

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