Record Number of Players Set for the 2018 UAE Presidents Cup



The 6th United Arab Emirates (UAE) Presidents Cup sponsored by HSBC will be hosted by the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) this weekend February 2 – 3, 2017 at Yas Links Abu Dhabi. With 82 players registered in the main event and over 15 grassroots juniors prepared for the Par 3 Championship this will be the largest UAE Presidents Cup since the event started in 2013.

Winners of the 2017 UAE Presidents Cup

EGF is thrilled to work alongside with HSBC for the sixth year. HSBC is a globally recognized organization in banking with an event management sector that has a purpose to be where the growth is. HSBC is certainly on the right track with impressive golf events like the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and worldwide influence on junior golf programs.

EGF Secretary General, Khalid Mubarak Al Shamsi had this to say about the 2018 UAE Presidents Cup. “It is always great to work with HSBC and their knowledgeable events management staff. With the continued support from HSBC we are seeing this event grow year after year. The EGF has added a Par 3 Championship that will give our Foundation Squad the opportunity to showcase their skills, while brining the young and old generations together. Building the national golf community is a goal for both the EGF and HSBC, this event is proof that both are reaching that goal”.

With a strong field in all three divisions (Men’s, Ladies, and Juniors) of the main event and kids from the Foundation Squad trying to make UAE National Team the competition should be exciting.

The EGF encourages any and all spectators to visit Yas Link Abu Dhabi this weekend and support this fantastic event. You can see the results and follow the event updates on the EGF website and social media pages.

About the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF)

The Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) was formed in 1995 and is the Governing Body of Golf in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The EGF administrates and provides the United States Golf Association (USGA) Handicap System to all EGF members. The EGF sanctions all amateur and professional golfing events and activities in the UAE.

The EGF is a non-profit organization with the goals and responsibility of increasing awareness and participation in golf. The EGF actively conducts an Order of Merit Season, National Junior Development Program, and Senior, Junior, and Ladies National Team Programs. The EGF and UAE golf clubs work closely together to help shape the future of golf in the UAE.

To gain more information about the EGF and UAE golf visit the EGF Website and Social Media pages listed.

EGF Website:
EGF Facebook: Emirates Golf Federation
EGF Twitter: @EGFuaegolf
EGF Instagram: emiratesgolffederation
EGF LinkedIn: Emirates Golf Federation (EGF)


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