Almouj Junior Open

22 March 2013Back

Almouj Junior Open Winner Siddhant ShrivastvaFriday 22nd March 2013, Almouj Golf held its first junior open. 66 young boys and girls entered for the tournament. There were three sections 1: those with official golf handicaps, they played 9 holes on the Almouj Championship Course; 2 Intermediate Beginners, they played holes 1,6 to 9 on our Academy Course and 3 our youngest golfers who played two holes on our Academy Course.

The competition over the 9 holes on the Championship course was tightly contested and was won by Siddhant Shrivastva with a score of 16 stableford points for 9 holes. In second place, also on 16 points was Soham Mehta. He lost out by a single point on a count back.

The intermediate section, played over the 1st and 6th to 9th holes on our Academy course saw Theo Cranshaw winning with an impressive 21. Second was Simon Piel with a score of 23 and in third place, Haythem Al Zubair scored 24.

The young beginners played a two hole shot gun start. The group that played holes 2 and 3 was won by Nicolas Mansour, second was Ruben Lupton and third was Samir Al Bimani. The group that played holes 4 and 5 was won by Iman Aljahdamy second place was Maramm Al Mughairy and in third was Ahmed Al Mawaly.

It was such a great day and I want to thank all the competitors for taking part. It was great to see everyone taking part and having fun and enjoying the golf course.  I also would like to thank the parents for their support not only now but throughout the year. I would also like to thank the OGC for their hard work promoting junior golf in Oman.