Paul Dunne
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The draw for the UAE qualifier for Saudi International has been published.

The 36-hole event will be held on Wednesday and Thursday over the National Course at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

The event - open to all affiliated professionals and Arab national golfers with a handicap of scratch or better - sees 42 professionals and eight Arab amateurs entered in the field.

In the professional division, Ireland’s Paul Dunne and Dubai-based South African MG Keyser are contending alongside many local professionals who are part of the UAE PGA including David Gray and Steven Munroe.

Saleh Al Kaabi and Ahmed Naim are among the leading contenders in the Arab national division with other players from Egypt, Lebanon and Kuwait.

The top two players in the professional division and the top two Arabs will receive invitations to play in the $5 million Saudi International on the Asian Tour to be held at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club from February 3 to 6.

The quartet will join some of the best golfers in the world on the 2022 Asian Tour schedule.