“It’s always encouraging to see the number of spectators grow each year and I’m sure the 2018 edition will be no different.” Peter German, Championship Director
Tag: Abu Dhabi Golf Club
“First time I’ve been inside the top five. It’s nice to be up there. The ultimate goal this year is to go win a major and this is a big step in the right direction for sure.” Rickie Fowler
“And we danced all night to the best song ever.” One Direction
“To find a man’s true character, play golf with him.” P.G. Wodehouse
The strap line for this year’s HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championships, its 10th Anniversary was ‘Expect the Unexpected’ and the unexpected is definitely what happened! With four hole-in-ones, a three-time champion who had an incredible (some thought unbeatable lead on the last day) ending up in third place, a near play off to decide the overall champion and a rookie twenty-two year first time winner, Gary Stal (ranked 357 in the world) swooping in to claim victory and the coveted Falcon trophy, who knew golf could be so exciting!!
“We’re clearly a little late to the game, but have you seen the Dubai Miracle Garden?” The Huffington Post
So its been a relatively quiet week as we readjust to life back to just the three of us again after the in-laws departed in the early hours of Sunday Morning.