Manama, On behalf of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports First Deputy Chairman, General Sports Authority (GSA) Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President, attended the closing ceremony of the 15th King Hamad international golf trophy, held today at the Royal Golf Club.
His Highness Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, GSA Deputy Chairman, Dr. Sadiq Askar, GSA Chief Executive Officer, Major-General Ali bin Saqr Al Noaimi, Bahrain Golf Association President, and senior guests also attended.
On the occasion, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad extended sincere thanks and gratitude to HM the King for patronising the championship, noting that the royal patronage, which is a source of pride for the sports community, has given momentum to the event.
HM King Hamad’s patronage embodies the royal constant care for the sports sector, enabling it to attain numerous achievements, HH Shaikh Khalid said.
HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad expressed pleasure at the success of the 15th King Hamad Trophy in which professional international golfers competed fiercely and set new records in a bid to increase their International Golf Federation ranking.
HH Shaikh Khalid congratulated the winners for their distinguished performance, paying tribute to the Bahrain Golf Association for the successful organisation of the tournament.
His Highness crowned the winners, and exchanged souvenir gifts with them.
American golfer, Cole Madey, was crowned champion of the 15th King Hamad Trophy in the category of professionals, followed by Britons Tom Alump and Gary King, who were second and third, respectively.
Regarding amateurs, Moroccan golfer, Dahmane Soufiane, was crowned winner, followed by British golfer, Hanlrley Smith, and Spanish golfer Sam Millane, who clinched second and third places.
Golfer Ahmed Mohammed Al Zayed was crowned the Best Bahraini Player after clinching the 10th place to qualify for the European World Professional Championship.
Source: Bahrain News Agency