The 15th King Hamad International Golf Trophy will kick off today at the Royal Golf Club in Riffa Views. As many as 100 professional and amateur golfers from 15 countries and golf associations will take part in the tournament, organised by the Bahrain Golf Association.
The annual international golf event is among the most important sporting events held in the Gulf and the Arab region, thanks to its distinguished reputation, outstanding organisation and exciting rounds.
As many as 45 top seed professional golfers are participating in the tournament, including holder Tom Sloman, who will defend his title amid fierce competition from professional golfers from Britain, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, in addition to professional players in other GCC countries.
The winner of the three-day championship will get an invitation to the DP Tour World’s Bahrain Championship, to be held under His Majesty King Hamad’s patronage.