Club Captains

Ivan Fornazaric

Men's Captain 2017 - 2018

Ivan FornazaricIvan has been a member of Emirates Golf Club since 2002. He hails from Slovenia and moved to Dubai in 1990. He is the founder and managing director of Gorica Group. Ivan is married to Steva who also plays golf in Emirates Golf Club. They have two children and three grandchildren. Ivan learned and started playing golf in Dubai and is also a member of The Montgomerie Golf Club, and Honorary member of PGA Slovenia. He is still trying to get back single digit handicap!






Najla Bartette

Lady Captain 2017 - 2018

Najla Bartette

Najla has been a member of Emirates Golf Club since 2003. Najla is from Lebanon and has a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Arts. Najla moved from Aberdeen, Scotland to Dubai in 2003 and has been a member at EGC since. I am married to Pascal Bartette who also plays golf at Emirates Golf Club. Together they have four kids, Jad who lives and works in Dubai, Raya who lives in LA and Jay and Amaya who live and go to boarding school in Switzerland.