Bahrain golf team set for Arab championship
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Bahrain’s national golf team departed for Tunisia yesterday to participate in the 41st Pan Arab Men Golf Championship, which will be held at La Cigale Tabarka Golf course.
The tournament is taking place under the umbrella of the Arab Golf Federation, and is sanctioned by The R&A.
The Kingdom’s delegation is headed by Captain Adel Ali Al Fayyad, and includes Spanish head coach Gabriel Sota.
Four players are set to fly the Bahrain flag, including Fahad Al Hakam, Ahmed Al Zayed, Khalifa Duaij Al Kaabi and Khalifa Al Merisi.
All four golfers excelled last week in the prestigious King Hamad Trophy.
The Arab championship will be played over four rounds at the individual and team levels.
The first day of action is tomorrow.
The Bahrainis are one of the top teams heading in the competition, having already clinched the title 12 times in past editions.
The other participating nations include the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Qatar, Egypt, Palestine, Libya, Somalia and hosts Tunisia.