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RGC2 win AMH Island Classic

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The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

RGC2 won the championship flight while Saffriya clinched the premier flight yesterday as the 24th AMH Island Classic Charity Golf Tournament came to a close at His Majesty the King’s private golf course.

RGC2 finished first in their category, which featured teams with a handicap average of less than 6.0, with a nett score of 50.4.

In second place were MD Jalal 2 on 52 nett, and in third were For Golf on 54.7 nett. In the premier flight, Saffriya finished with a 53.2 nett score to take first place in their division, which featured teams with a handicap average of 6.0 or more.

Xerox 1 were the runners-up with a 54.7 nett score, while CrediMax came third on a 55.6 nett. Amongst the side contests’ overall winners, Mahdi Toudaoui of Saffriya came closest to the pin on hole two, Ahmed Sultan of CrediMax 2 had the most accurate drive on hole eight, and Salah Al Rowaiei of UGB1 had the longest putt on hole four.

Speaking at the end of the tournament American Mission Hospital (AMH) Chief Medical Officer/Corporate CEO Dr George Cheriyan said: “Firstly, we thank our kind patron HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, without whose support and generosity this event could not be held. “We also thank the Royal Court for their timely guidance and support always.

Deepest appreciation to the sponsors whose kind support ensures that year after year the golf tournament continues to be an astounding success.” AMH COO Julia Tovey commented: “I would like to thank everyone who played a role in the enormous success of the event.

Our deepest appreciation to the sponsors whose loyal support ensures that we run the tournament year after year, the golfers who delight us with their skills and showmanship, His Majesty’s golf course staff for their invaluable cooperation and assistance, and not to forget our precious volunteers who give freely of their time to come down and support the event.”