⛳ Location: The Address Montgomerie Dubai P.O. Box 36700Dubai, United Arab Emirates
⛳ Format: Match Play
Annual GolfMatchPlay Championship for the TOP 48 players from the main Leaderboard and Wild Card holders.
Five years of continuous success: GolfMatchPlay hosted their anniversary Tournament in Dubai
GolfMatchPlay held their V World GMP Championship 2020 on January 6th-10th at the Address Montgomerie Dubai, a prestigious 18-hole championship golf course which is also recognised as the premier leisure destination in the Middle East.
Twenty-four golf enthusiasts from the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, India, Latvia, Czech Republic and Turkey came over to the UAE for a 5-day tournament with the aim to define the Winner of the V World GMP Championship 2020 in Dubai.
Tournament's Day I started with the participants’ registration, welcome breakfast and briefing by the GolfMatchPlay CEO - Claes Settergren, who greeted all golfers and guests and reflected on the key rules of the Match Play. The briefing was followed by the random lottery during which competing pairs of that day were determined.
The five tournament days were full of excitement, healthy competition and intrigue, it was impossible to predict the Winner’s name till the Final as all participants were showing superb golfing skills and determination, performing at the highest level.
However each competition can have only one Winner!
After a challenging Final round between the two “rising stars” of the GolfMatchPlay - 𝐒𝐨𝐡𝐚𝐦 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐝𝐤𝐞 from India and 𝐀𝐭𝐚 Ö𝐳𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐎𝐫𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐮 from Turkey, the Winner was determined only on the 17th hole.
𝐀𝐭𝐚 Ö𝐳𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐎𝐫𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐮 managed to take over the game and became the Winner of the V World GMP Championship in Dubai 2020!
After the Final game, the tournament’s participants and guests enjoyed a dinner and awards reception including a keynote speech by the GolfMatchPlay CEO - Claes Settergren, who spoke to the importance of development of the Golfers’ Community worldwide.
During the Awards reception, the Winner - 𝐀𝐭𝐚 Ö𝐳𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐎𝐫𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐮 was presented with a $ 1000 Wild Card to the next year’s Championship.
Winners of special competitions “Closest to the pin” - Mustafa Yildirim, and the “Longest drive” - Reinis Miljons received valuable gifts from the GolfMatchPlay and Sponsors.
Claes Settergren, the GolfMatchPlay CEO stated: “It is truly inspiring seeing how our international golfers’ community is growing. Every year we welcome new members who see the real networking and business value that the GolfMatchPlay’s Membership gives. We appreciate the support we gain from our existing Members who act as our Ambassadors in their local golf clubs, educating more and more golf loving people about our concept. Our Team is looking to expand the network in 2020, and we promise to bring GolfMatchPlay to new locations. The GolfMatchPlay’s future looks bright”.
*GolfMatchPlay is an international golf networking society that allows its members not only play their favorite game of golf, but moreover expand their network, create new business opportunities, travel and meet like-minded people worldwide.