H E Dr Mohammed bin Hamad al Rumhi, Minister of Oil and Gas, was the chief guest of the occasion and presided more than the tournament’s presentation ceremony. Sheikh Rashid Saif Mohammed al Saadi, chairman of A’Saffa Foods, was also present on the occasion.
The incredibly talented Rohan Thotabaduge with an impressive 41 Nett score was declared ‘Champion’ of this year’s A’Saffa Golf Tournament that saw an overwhelming participation of more than 120 avid golfers. Ibrahim al Wahaibi who scored an amazing 40 Nett score was a close initial runner-up, followed by Fauzi Adnan Mohammed, who was declared second runner-up with a Nett score of 38 points C/B. The ladies division was won by Ave Peetri with a score of 36 Nett, and the junior division was won by Ahmed al Wahaibi with a Nett score of 39 points. ‘Nearest to the pin’ was won by Gurupreet Singh, and the ‘longest drive’ by Frank O’Regan.
An 18-hole competitors in steady ford format, the tournament was open to golfers all through the sultanate with a registered handicap. Through the annual tournament A’Saffa endeavours to bring collectively and recognise best high quality golf players as effectively as improve the awareness of golf in the sultanate.
Congratulating the winners on their victories, Dr Nasser al Maawali, CEO at A’Saffa Foods, stated, “It is an honour to be able to host members of the local golfing community, and supporters of the A’Saffa Foods family at our annual golf tournament. We are so lucky to be able to play such an outstanding golf course and work with the incredible staff of Ghala Golf. Through this tournament, it is our aim to continue to do our bit towards increasing the scope of the game of golf in Oman along with using it as a platform to showcase our range of healthy and tasty savouries. The A’Saffa brand has been associated with pure, tasty food and healthy living since the time of its inception and through the A’Saffa Golf Tournament, we will continue to promote healthy choices through the game of golf.”
“Based on the positive feedback garnered during this year’s tournament, we are confident that next year’s edition too will be a success and will serve as the perfect playing ground for talented Golfers. Apart from thanking those who participated and made this year’s tournament a success, I would like to thank the Ghala Golf Club for hosting the game at their world-class facility,” stated Sidhartha Lenka, head of Marketing & Sales, A’Saffa Foods.
Post the tournament, players had been greeted with a scrumptious A’Saffa barbeque spread that featured A’Saffa poultry and snack meals goods.
Information Source: Muscat Daily