Westford Sharjah Cup Ties Off In Grand Style


The 14th Westford Sharjah Cup – Golf Championship, a significant event hosted by the well-known Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club, took place on Sunday, January 21. It was a memorable day for all attendees who enthusiastically vied for the impressive prizes sponsored by Westford University College.


The occasion unfolded as a thrilling day-long spectacle, encompassing a 2-part standard championship with 36 holes starting at 7:30 am and an additional 18 holes in a shotgun format at 1:00 pm. With a participation of over 30 enthusiastic contestants, the event became a showcase of their golfing skills. The competition witnessed intense and exhilarating moments, ranging from impressive drives to precise putts, creating excitement from the beginning to the end.

As the sun dipped below the horizon, we honoured our well-deserving champions. Shoab Khan emerged as the ultimate victor in a fiercely contested competition. Navigating through Thirty-Six holes on the pristine golf course, he secured a two-round total of seventy-four points, clinching the coveted Trophy and a stylish Titleist Backpack. This triumph marked Shoab’s most significant victory to date, and he expressed his joy and gratitude to both fellow competitors and Westford for orchestrating such an exceptional event. Muhammed Shameer secured the runner-up position with a two-round total of seventy-one points, while Samiuddin Siddique also finished with seventy-one points, securing the third-place honours.

Apart from the top three winners, Sami Butt, secured victory in the Gross division of the championship. He clinched the Gross Championship title with a total of sixty-six points, narrowly edging out Amiya Ranjan on countback, who secured the Gross Runner-up position. Namir Al Naimi secured the Gross Third place with a total of fifty-seven points.

The event, characterized by a great and highly competitive spirit, witnessed participants embracing the challenge of the course. They extended their appreciation to the sponsors, Westford University College, for their invaluable support throughout the event.

The 14th Westford Sharjah Golf Cup 2024 proved to be an unforgettable experience marked by passion, determination, and a strong sense of community among Westfordians. Congratulations to all the winners, and we eagerly anticipate your presence on the green next year! 

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