May 22, 2024

New Zealand’s Ryan Fox & US Trio Clinch Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am

 New Zealand’s Ryan Fox & US Trio Clinch Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am

The opening day of the two-leg Dubai Desert Classic pro-am ended in dramatic fashion on Tuesday afternoon at Emirates Golf Club, with a four-ball led by New Zealand professional Ryan Fox carding a net -28 under par to claim a countback victory over a quartet helmed by Dubai resident Adri Arnaus. Fox’s team, which included Texas-based golf influencer Garrett Clarke, as well as Tom Broders (Bubbie) and Joe Gilliland, claimed the victory after a stunning back nine scores of -22 under par.

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The Dubai Desert Classic is among the most highly anticipated golfing events, as the oldest professional golf tournament in the Middle East, showcasing seasoned talent from around the world and attracting up and coming stars of tomorrow. 

The tournament, held on the Majlis course at Emirates Golf Club, will be staged from 27 – 30 January 2022 and is supported by Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA), a founding partner of the Dubai Desert Classic, the world’s largest ‘premium aluminum’ producer and the biggest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas. Other partners include Rolex, BMW, CNN, Emirates NBD, JA Resorts & Hotels and wasl with Patrons of the event being Arena, ARN, Dubai Duty-Free, Motivate Media Group and The National.

The tournament is owned and operated by Falcon and Associates which creates, delivers, and implements initiatives to increase the understanding of and appreciation for the vision of Dubai to achieve specific social, economic, and trade-related goals to support the long-term strategic positioning of the region.

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