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In the Men’s Division, the UAE Team finished in Third Place winning the Bronze Medal. Lead Ahmad Skaik who captured the Bronze Medal in the individual category. Skaik shot rounds of 74-77-73-69 for a championship total of 293, one shot behind than the overall winner. Skaik’s final round (69 – 3 under par) was one of the lowest rounds on the final day providing the UAE Team the comeback they needed to reach the podium.

Last year’s individual silver medalist Khalid Yousuf finished in 9th place shooting a tournament total of 301 for another Top 10 finish to add to his resume. Abdulla Al Qubaisi had a consistent weekend placing 10th overall with a final score of 308. Playing in his first international event for the UAE this year Hassan Al Musharrekh finished with a tournament score of 326, just inside the top 20. Bahrain finished with the Team Gold and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia finished with the Silver

The UAELadies Team dominated the field as they claimed the Gold Team Medal by 53shots. Reema Al Heloo was the overall Champion in the Ladies Division withrounds of 80-86-87 for a championship total of 253. Collecting the Bronze Medalwas Alia Al Emadi and coming in Fourth Place just one-shot back was Hamda AlSuwaidi.

In theJunior 18 & Under Division the UAE Team won the Silver Medal. Winning thedivision was Qatar and coming in Third Place Bahrain. Leadingthe way and winning the Bronze Medal in the individual category for the UAEJunior 18 & Under Team was Rashid Al Emadi. Rashid has had a busy monthplaying in the Men’s Pan Arab Championship in Morocco and now competing a fewdays after in the GCC Golf Championship on the 18 & Under Team. This week Rashidshot rounds of 89-80-73 for a championship total of 252.