Golfers arrive for trial round in lead-up to Jordan Open Golf Championship

50 players perform for a trial round be-fore the start of the Jordan Open Golf Championship
(Photo: Jordan Golf Federation)

AMMAN — International golf delegations were slated to arrive in Aqaba on Tuesday for the 31st edition of the Jordan International Open Golf Championship, which begins on Thursday and continues through Saturday.اضافة اعلان

The tournament will witness the participation of 50 players representing 15 countries, namely: Jordan, Iraq, Sudan, Bulgaria, Qatar, Lebanon, Slovenia, Sweden, Morocco, Serbia, Bahrain, Cyprus, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, and Canada, after the withdrawal of Egypt.

The players will complete in trial rounds to explore the course before entering the official competitions, said Majd Najada, the director of the Jordan Golf Federation and a member of the championship’s organization and arbitration committee.

“What distinguishes this year’s edition is the participation of European countries for the first time, as a result of the tournament’s great reputation,” the director noted.

The national golf team will be represented by 10 players in the tournament: Hamza Salman, Muhammad Al Rawashdeh, Salem Al Abdallat, Yasmine Dhaher, Daniel Dhaher, Rayan Hassan, Abdul Rahman Al Dhaher, and Adam Tahan in the junior category, and Essam Jabaji and Joseph Fadi in the men’s category.

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