DP world tour championship
DP World, a renowned shipping company of Dubai and sponsor of DP World Tour Championship Dubai, made a huge announcement about its 11th edition of the season’s ending in Dubai. This will mark the end of the European Tour and inaugurate EDGA Dubai Finale at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Talk about great news!
The event took place from 21st to 24th November and starred the top 50 players on the European Tour Race to Dubai rankings. Not to forget that all these top 50 players will compete in one of the world’s top-class fields making it world’s most sought after event of November 2019.
EDGA Dubai Finale celebrity Lawlor took the first tee shot to mark the celebration of UAE’s year of tolerance which depicts how UAE is open to different cultures and values diversity in all fields. Mohammed Al Muallem (CEO and Managing Director of DP World) and His Excellency Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi (Chairman of the Emirates Golf Federation) were among the audience along with Dubai Heights Academy students and UAE’s boys 13 and Under National Golf Team.
The DP World Tour Championship powered and sponsored by Rolex Series will move side by side with EDGA Dubai Finale which is a 36-hole series. Lawlor is among the eight Golfers of Determination who inaugurated the EDGA Dubai Finale. He did that by taking the first tee shot in front of a huge crowd of spectators waiting to applause the grandeur moment.
This is not it, at the inaugural Lawlor who took the first ritualistic tee shot also announced to be the host of coaching workshop for Dubai Heights Academy students and also UAE’s 13 and Under Boys National Team who bagged a medal in bronze in their name at the Pan Arab Golf Championships that took place in Egypt.
This event has a uniqueness of its own as this is the first time two such big platforms i.e. Golfers of Determination and European Tour event are running side by side. Not to forget that EDGA Scottish Open that took place at the Renaissance Club was a super successful event on its own and Lawlor won it brilliantly in the last round of 71 and engraving his name in the hall of fame. Also, marking the special Year of Tolerance that emphasizes the DP world’s pledge towards diversified culture across relevant platforms that DP World works on.
At this auspicious occasion CEO and Managing Director of DP World, Mr. Mohammed Al Muallem had a word to say. He said “I am very happy today to be here to witness such a magnificent event that emphasizes on DP World’s mission to make the world a better place to live where everyone. This is only possible if we overlook our difference in culture and background and live like a single community of human beings. It’s great to see children, youngster and elders of different ages to get together so well and playing a sport that is so close to so many hearts and is vital to our business”
He further added that “Our joint venture with Emirate Golf Federation is an evidence of the fact that Golf isn’t just a game for us and values more. Our collaboration is very important to develop a more tolerant society by finding platforms and events to joint people together and that I guess is what were are trying here to do.
Tom Phillips is the Head of the European Tour Middle East. He said “We are honored to be here today at the 11th edition of DP World Tour Championship. Collaborating with such great partners has given the boost we want to deliver a tournament of such grandeur successfully that will help put in the lime light of Dubai (One of the greatest and most sought after cities in the world) and in the international sporting community. With the help and collaboration of the DP world, we are fully stimulated to bring this kind of event to the world.”
Post DP world Tour Championship there are four important events for European Tour before the end of 2019 i.e. Ned bank Challenge, Turkish Airlines Open, Portugal Masters and WGC Champions and just like DP World Tour Championship all these events will be special in their own selves.
Current with 3,898.3 points on the table, Jon Rahm from Spain enjoys the second position on the board whereas Bernd Wiesberger from Austrian origin is on the front with 4198.2 points. Anything can happen with these scores, you just have to stay calm and watch.