KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) yesterday announced the results of its 5th Annual ABK Golf Challenge event held at the Sahara Golf Resort and Spa on April 2. 72 golfers participated on a warm sunny day perfect for golf. During the event, participants competed in teams of four for the sort after ABK Golf Challenge trophy.
The 2016 winning team, as well as the second and third placed teams were handed their trophies from Abdullah Al Sumait – Deputy Chief General Manager and Stewart Lockie – General Manager Retail Banking. Upon arrival each player was presented with an ABK branded Nike shirt and cap, a gift bag and Visa branded balls, for use on the course.
Dr Fouad Al Khadra, Yehya Bakir, Mohammad Saeed and Adnan Assaf won the challenge with a score of 56.4 points. Abdul Razaq Abdullah, Hamid Abdullah, Ahmed Al Sarawi and Ali al Jazzaf were runners up with 57.9 points and Stewart Lockie, Ramzi Al Shamali, George Lambros and David Peterson took third place just 1 point behind with 58.9. In addition to the winning team prizes, some extra awards were given to individuals. Razmic Moosesian and Leo Perera won the “Beat the Pro” competition, both received return business class tickets on Emirates Airline presented by Mohammed Alnahari Al Hashmi, Kuwait Country Manager and Brett Morrow, Manager – partnerships for Emirates, while “Nearest-the-pin” went to Qatami Al Qatami who received a putter presented by Ali Al Jazzaf from Golfme.
The “Straightest-Drive” was won by Suresh Kaushal who received a KD 100 ABK Visa Emirates Gold prepaid travel card and finally, in good spirit, the losing team walked away with a complimentary hour of golf lessons at the Sahara Golf Club. During the closing ceremony ABK thanked their partners; Emirates Airline, Golfme, Visa and Sahara Golf Club for their ongoing support