Sport - Golf - Adrian Black Wins the 29th Dubai Duty Free Golf Cup
Dubai Duty Free Executive Vice Chairman & CEO Colm McLoughlin along with Sinead El Sibai and Jasmin Micoyco presented the trophy to Adrian Black Image Credit: Dubai Duty Free

83 players participated in the 29th Dubai Duty Free Golf Cup held at Arabian Ranches on Saturday, 3rd June 2023.

The format for the day was an Individual stableford with prizes being awarded to Junior, Senior, Men’s, Ladies and Gross divisions.

In warm conditions, there were some very impressive scores on the day. But the overall winner was Arabian Ranches member Adrian Black, who scored an impressive 44 points to receive the coveted title.

Thomas Treanor took the victory in the Junior Division with 33 points, while out of the 21 players who participated in the Senior Division, Marlon Pereira took the victory with an impressive score of 42 points. In the Ladies Division, prizes were awarded to the top 3 ladies, with Elena Revenko taking the victory with a score of 41 points, followed by Marta Biswas with 38 points, finishing 2nd, and Abby Amaro taking 3rd place with 36 points.

Commenting on the tournament, Dubai Duty Free’s Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Colm McLoughlin said: "Thank you to all the participants who competed, congratulations to all the winners on the day, and thank you to Arabian Ranches for staging a very enjoyable day. We are the sponsor of a number of golfing events throughout the year, and this one mark the end of the golfing season in Dubai as we enter the summer season, but we look forward to seeing some of you back again in September for the Dubai Duty Free Seniors Cup."

The top three prizes were also awarded in the Men’s Division, with Andre Grove taking the victory with 42 points, followed by 2nd place, which was decided on a countback, with Paul Kelly winning the countback with 39 points to finish in 2nd place against Bruno Pereira, who also scored 39 points and finished in 3rd place. A prize was awarded to the Best Gross of the Day, with Fergal O’Shea winning with a 1 under par score of 71 gross.