BBG winners eye summer trip to La Manga

BBG winners eye summer trip to La Manga

22.04.2007: BBG winners eye summer trip to La Manga

BBG golfers set off to compete for a place in the regional final of the World Corporate Golf Challenge

The famous La Manga Club in Spain has become a summer target for Mike Cairney and his EC Harris team after their victory in the British Business Group’s Annual Golf Day at The Montgomerie Dubai.

They now go through to the regional final of the World Corporate Golf Challenge taking place at the same venue on 26th April. The winners from that event will represent the UAE in the grand final of the World Corporate Golf Challenge at La Manga from 2-5 July.

Mike Cairney leads the EC Harris team to victory at the BBG Annual Golf Day

Team captain Cairney combined with Mark Prior, Mike McGlashan and Graeme White to record a winning total of 90pts, ahead of the second placed Royal & Sun Alliance team of Patrick O’Flynn, Phil Head, Johan Eriksson and Bernard Dunraven on 88pts. Third was the Sovereign team of John Hanafin, David Prince, John Millar and Jannie Biddulph with 87 pts.

In the individual competition for BBG members, Thorn Gulf’s Kevin Lander captured the British Business Group Golf Trophy donated by Ducab after recording a stableford score of 39pts. EC Harris skipper Cairney finished runner up on 37 pts to edge out Herman Miller’s Matthew Hollis on a countback

Other results: Individual non member: 1. Mark Bishop 40pts; 2. Graeme White 39pts; 3. Con Lillis 36pts. Longest Drive Hole 3 - Andy Burrow (Gleeds); Longest Drive Hole 12 - Mark Watson – (Barclays Wealth); Nearest the Pin Hole 8 - Philip Verzun (Barclays Wealth); Nearest the Pin Hole 17 - Charlie Paresh (Hays).

 

- Tony Lewis, Lucy Wray, Total Communications Dubai, also photos -

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22.04.2007 / MaP

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