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Team ‘Jump Sports Academies’ 2nd XCGC 2016 Qualifier

Monday 11th April 2016

The second qualifying round of the 18th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge, held at the Yas Links, Abu Dhabi, has identified the second group of teams to qualify for the Grand Finals, to be held later in the year.

Manny Ostojic and Mattias Bjorn from Jump Sports Academies team scored 47 points to be declared the winners, followed by Nicholas Hymas and Ghazi Arungazeb from Dubai & Surfers team in second place with 45 points. Two teams scored 44 points each, and, after countback, third place went to Christopher Bentley and Christian Seear from The Strokers team, and fourth place to Hiram Diggines and Andrea Hartley from Dream Team. In fifth was Aseem Azim and Saquib Mahmood from S&A team with 42 points.

DeVere Acuma’s Nearest the Pin on hole 8 was won by Sungjin Hwang, and Chrysler’s hole 17 Nearest the Pin by Ken Lowry.

A new on-course competition - ‘King of Pars’ - sponsored by DeVere Acuma has been introduced to the 2016 Challenge. This competition recognises and rewards teams that perform best on Par 3's, Par 4's and Par 5's.  The teams that score the best on the various hole types win a prize as well as enter the 'Golden Ticket' draw, which will see the lucky entrant win a place in the 2016 Grand Final. Winners of the first qualifier’s King of Pars are;

King of the Par 3s: Sungjin Hwang and Moonwon Jo

King of the Par 4s: Peter Godard and Chris Hewett

King of the Par 5s: Mira Milligan and Iain Milligan

Partners of the tournament this year include Ajman Tourism (Host City – Grand Final), deVere Acuma, Chrysler, and new sponsor Select Property.

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