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Fajara Golf Ryder Cup held

Mar 28, 2012, 2:37 PM

The competition for the Gambian Professional golfers featured 9 golfers, who were drawn from groups of three players.First, Second and Third place received prizes of D3,000, D2,000 and D1,000 respectively.

The winner of this competition was Dodou Gassama, and in joint second place were Gibou Jallow and Fakebba Drammeh.

The competition for amateur players is in the format of The Ryder Cup - that is the Rest of The World against a team made up of nationals from Great Britain and Ireland.

The format was a pair’s competition - and there were 16 matches in the form of match play.The Rest of The World ‘won back’ the Ryder Cup Trophy (sponsored by Tata) by a score of 8 and a half against 7 and a half.

The sponsors made available a breakfast for all competitors as well as drinks on the course.

At the conclusion of play, the amateurs and professionals adjourned to The Vineyard Restaurant for a donated meal and the awards ceremony.

The Fajara Club highly appreciated the support from the sponsors for both professionals and amateurs.