For the first time, golf’s Jordan Open was held on the shores of the Red Sea with the new Ayla Oasis Golf Resort proving to be a superb host venue in Aqaba.
The Greg Norman-designed course, which only opened last month, attracted over 50 players both based in Jordan as well as overseas who played 36 holes over the two-day event.
Bisharat Golf Club’s Iraqi head pro Amer Radi took the honours, winning the gross competition from Americans Ramsay Day in second and Mike Hoover in third.
The stableford competition was won by Jordan’s Samer Halaweh, with England’s Wesley Peet in second and Asad Al Rawashdeh of Jordan in third.
The closest the pin competition was won by Jordan’s Nasser Khalifeh while Hoover also picked up the Longest Drive award.