The Saudi Al-Sharif wins the title of the 31st edition of the Jordan Open Golf Championship at the Ayla Stadiums :: Al-Anbat

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Its activities were completed under the auspices of the president of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone

The Saudi player Saud Al-Sharif retained his title as the champion of the thirty-first edition of the Jordan International Open Golf Championship for the second consecutive year, which tonight will be its activities on the Ayla Oasis courses in the city of Aqaba concluded. , Saturday.

Organized by the Jordan Golf Federation in partnership with Ayla Oasis Development Company, the tournament witnessed a fierce battle between the players over the course of 3 days of competition, noting that the tournament was attended by around 50 players from 15 countries was attended.

The Saudi Saud Al-Sharif came in first place in the men’s category with a number of 216 strokes, followed by his countryman Faisal Al-Salhab in second place with a number of 221 strokes, then the Tunisian Elias Barhoumi in the came third with a number of 222 strokes.

Qatar’s Nada Razwan won first place in the women’s category with a total of 229 strokes, followed by Jordanian Yasmine Daher in second place with an equal number of 258 strokes with Saudi player Haneen Mahmoud Anbar, who in the came third, with 87 strokes in the competitions of the second day, in which she Yasmin Zahir scored 80 strokes.

In the junior category under 14 years old, in which Jordanian players dominated the first three places, Salem Al-Abdallat won the first place with a number of 161 strokes, and Muhammad Asad Al-Rawashdeh came second with a number of 167 strokes, then Daniel Daher came in third place with a number of 176 strokes.

Bulgarian Hristo Yanakiev came in first place in the under-19 junior category with 222 strokes, then Moroccan Camille Bensouda came in second with 227 strokes, followed by national team player Hamza Salman with 230 strokes.

The head of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, M. Nayef Bakhit, the Executive Director of the Ayla Oasis Development Company, M. Sahel Dodin, the President of the Jordan Golf Association, Dr. Nidal Al-Majali, the Secretary-General of the Olympic Committee, Nasser Al-Majali, and the Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab Golf Federation, Muhammad Al-Issa, took turns to crown the winners in the first three places.

And Saudi (title holder) Saud Al-Sharif expressed his happiness to achieve excellent results in the Open Championship in view of the wide international participation in the activities of the tournament, which saw remarkable performance by several amateur competitors in its final stages has.

The head of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, Engineer Nayef Bakhit, praised the remarkable success of the tournament’s activities by organizing this major international event in Aqaba and hosting sports competitions that improve the abilities of Jordanian players. Major events and diversified tourism activities in a way that is in the interest of the national economy.

In turn, the Executive Director of the Ayla Oasis Development Company, Eng. Sahel Dodin, expressed his overwhelming happiness with the remarkable success of the tournament activities and the good organization on which the Ayla cadres and the Jordaan Golf Association were based. to the good performance and results achieved by the players of the national team, which shows the importance of the support that Ayla Sports offers.

Dodin pointed out, “Ayla has established its position on the map of major events with this growing balance of sports tournaments, which is the result of professional performance, commitment to high quality and true partnership with active national institutions in the public and private sectors. , for the benefit of the local community and national sport.”

The President of the Jordaan golf association, dr. Nidal Majali, congratulated the players who won the championship positions and praised the excellent performance of the Jordanian players after participating with ten players who achieved 5 colored medals (gold, two silver and two bronze). , in addition to the desired advantage of participating in international competitions with a group of the best players in the golf world, improving the skills of coaches, referees and logistics teams.

Majali emphasized the importance of the long-standing partnership between the federation and the Ayla Oasis Development Company, which spared no effort to support the sports sector, appreciating the efforts of the local organizing committee, the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, the Tourism Promotion Authority and the Aqaba Development Company.


Ayla offers an integrated system of world-class golf facilities, including an 18-hole, par-72 course – designed by world-renowned designer Greg Norman – that harmonizes with Ayla’s other components of the natural topography of the Aqaba coast and landscapes that form with a mixture of sand and water bodies.

In addition to the golf course, Ayla provides a golf club specialized in this sport, which includes 50 suites overlooking the course, and a golf academy, which includes training and education requirements for this sport, with a 9-hole course for training was designated.

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