Dubai Golf News

Mashreq Bank to Sponsor Dubai Golf Monthly Medals Series

Event to be held in association with BMW

Mashreq Bank has come on board  as the title sponsor for the 2013 Monthly Medals Series  that will be held across both Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club starting from January. BMW, long standing supporter of the Monthly Medals at both clubs is continuing its association with this prestigious series.

Christopher May, CEO, Dubai Golf commented, "In 2013, both Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club will be celebrating their 25th and 20th anniversaries respectively.  As this is a landmark year for the clubs we have taken the opportunity to transform the clubs' most prestigious series of events- 'The Monthly Medals'- into a championship league format and have renamed the series as'The Mashreq Bank Medal Championship in association with BMW '."

Over a 12 month period there will be a total of 22 monthly medals across the two Dubai Golf managed clubs. The first event for the Emirates Golf Club members will take place on January 4th on the Faldo Course and on January 12th at the scenic Dubai Creek Course for the Dubai Creek members. During the months of July and August there will also be joint medals where by Dubai Creek members compete against Emirates members and vice versa. Both clubs will run separate order-of-merits and the top 36 players in both order-of-merits will win a place in the grand final.

Speaking about this sponsorship Ambar Brahmachary, Head of Marketing & Customer Experience Mashreq commented," The Mashreq Medal Championship celebrates UAE residents' passion for a great sport, and we are pleased to show our support for the event through our sponsorship. From its most gripping moments to the final victory, we look forward to enjoying every swing, chip, and putt of the event as much as we trust our customers and players will. We look forward to being a part of other such distinctive sporting events in the future and wish all those participating in The Mashreq Medal Championship the very best."