CNN and golf in DUBAi teams emerge victorious in Omega Dubai Ladies Masters Pro-Am
By Viren Varma 7 December 2010
DUBAI, Dec 7 – Lorie Kane of Canada and Carling Coffing of the United States led their respective teams to victories in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters Pro Am at the Emirates Golf Club on Tuesday.
Kane's CNN-3 team which consisted of three amateurs -- Mick Brett, David Dubois and Katie Rutherford – carded a sizzling net 60 beat the Omega-2 team a countback. Superstar Michelle Wie spearheaded the Omega team that included Abdul Fattah Sharaf, Sharam Shamsaee, Amerjeet Radhia.
Finishing third on a net 61 was the Emirates NBD team that comprised Swedish professional Carin Koch, Madhu Bhatia, Ivy Bailey and Chanchal Nanda.
In the afternoon, Coffing guided her golf in DUBAi-3 team to victory. The team, comprising Saif Sultan, Erwin V. Outheysden, Mana Al Mana, signed off with an impressive 57 net to beat the Mercedes-Benz-3 team by one stroke. The Mercedes-Benz consisted of Sophie Walker (England) and Maura Duggans, Lucopdebeeck and Adrienne Fillerton.
The Golf in DUBAi-4 team (Diana D’Alessio, pro from the US, Kamal Kosta, Kevita Sehmi, Khalid Al Halyan) finished third on a net 59.
Mohamed Juma Buamaim, vice chairman and CEO of golf in DUBAi, presented the prizes
Morning shot gun:
1.CNN-3 (Lorie Kane – pro from Canada, Mick Brett, David Dubois, Katie Rutherford) - Net 60 (countback)
2.Omega-2 (Michell Wie – pro from US, Abdul Fattah Sharaf, Sharam Shamsaee, Amerjeet Radhia) - Net 60
3.Emirates NBD (Carin Koch – pro from Sweden, Madhu Bhatia, Ivy Bailey, Chanchal Nanda) - Net 61
1.Golf in DUBAi-3 (Carling Coffing – pro from US, Saif Sultan, Erwin V. Outheysden, Mana Al Mana) - Net 57
2.Mercedes-Benz-3 (Sophie Walker – pro from England, Maura Duggans, Lucopdebeeck, Adruebbe Fillerton) - Net 58
3.Golf in DUBAi-4 (Diana D'Alessio – pro from the US, Kamal Kosta, Kevita Sehmi, Khalid Al Halyan) - Net 59