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International Pairs UAE first qualifier event took place at Arabian Ranches Image Credit: Supplied

The International Pairs UAE – Arabian Ranches Qualifier, took place on Sunday 5th February.

The format for the 18 hole qualifier was 2 person Betterball Stableford, with the leading top three pairs teams from the Ladies and Men’s division qualifying for the UAE National Final. If successful again at the UAE National Final, the team will progress through to International Pairs World Final for the chance to be crowned World Champions.

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2 person Betterball Stableford qualifier event Image Credit: Supplied

Qualifying Teams:

Team Betterball Stableford – Ladies Division

1st place – Linda Sjoborg & Nicola Breeze (36 points)
2nd place – Elvira Khaliullina & Tone-Meyer Fjeld (29 points)
3rd place – Hayoon Oh & Habin Oh (27 points)

Team Betterball Stableford – Men's Division
1st place – Ji Li & Ryan Cryer (46 points)
2nd place – Andre Grove & Andrea Bertinetti (41 points)
3rd place – Marcus Dunning & Phil Jones (40 points)

On course activations:

Closest to the Pin Hole 12 sponsored by Cocoona Clinic
1st place – Charlie Norris

Longest Drive Hole 5 sponsored by Cocoona Clinic
1st place – Alex Major

Closest to the Pin in Three Shots Hole 8 sponsored by QLARZZ Real Estate
1st place – Andre Grove

Closest to the Pin Hole 17 sponsored by ICARUS Events
1st place – Ji Li

There are still three more qualifier events to take place in the UAE with a chance to get through to the ‘UAE National Final’.

- The International Pairs UAE – Dubai Hills Qualifier – Sunday 4th March

- The International Pairs UAE – Jumeirah Fire Course Qualifier – Saturday 18th March

- The International Pairs UAE – Montgomerie Golf Club Qualifier – Friday 31st March

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