Ayla Hosts 3rd Medal Eclectic and Ayla Junior League Challenge

With 40 Players from 7 Countries

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(Photos: Ayla Oasis Development Company)
PRESS RELEASE — On Friday, Ayla Oasis Development Company hosted the third round of the Medal Eclectic Challenge and Ayla Junior League Challenge, attracting broad international participation with 20 players from seven countries. The goal of the event is to boost golf at both local and regional levels and involve promising players in professional competitions.اضافة اعلان

The third round, held at Ayla Golf Club, featured competitions among Amateurs and promising players from Jordan, the United States, Britain, Scotland, Russia, South Korea, and Thailand. Participants learned about the high potential of Ayla Golf Academy and the tourism and sports advantages in Ayla. The event also aimed to hone the skills of a new generation of young players in Jordan and promote the sport in the country by providing advanced training opportunities.

The Medal Eclectic Challenge comprises 11 matches throughout the year, culminating in the final match where valuable prizes are awarded. Similarly, the Ayla Junior League Challenge, hosting players in age categories (under 18 years old), includes 11 matches throughout the year, with winners honored in the final match.

Jason Vermeulen, head coach of Ayla Golf Club, expressed his delight with this new round, considering it a valuable initiative to introduce golf, provide training and development opportunities for promising players in Jordan and the region. Ayla's experiences have proven that these sporting events significantly contribute to the development of new generations.

Vermeulen emphasized that organizing these matches demonstrates Ayla Golf Club's readiness for upcoming major sporting events in the 2024 agenda, and it contributes to enhancing the golf scene in Jordan and the region.

The results for the challenges were as follows:


First place- Zainab Abu Al Sameed
Second place- Erica Postma
Third place- Dominici Pujol

First place- Zainab Abu Al Sameed
Second place- Arthur Hodges
Third place- Erica Postma

Ayla Junior League:
Boys division – Daniel Thaher
Girls division- Yasmeen Thaher
Academy division- Simon Akroush

Ayla continues its efforts to develop golf nationally, collaborating with relevant institutions to promote the sport among talented Jordanian youth, support participation in leading international, regional, and local activities, and provide training and qualification opportunities. Leveraging high-level infrastructure ensures the organized execution of major events.

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