Dubai to host R&A Rules School in September

The three-day School will take place from November 3 to 5, with a social function at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental hosted by the R&A.

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Published: Sat 28 Jun 2014, 1:26 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 9:17 PM

The R&A Rules School is coming to Dubai during the Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final hosted by Al Badia Golf Club in November. The three-day School will take place from November 3 to 5, with a social function at Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental hosted by the R&A.

Khaled Mubarak, secretary-general of Emirates Golf Federation, said: “It is a pleasure to welcome The R&A to the UAE and the region for this important Rules School. With the game of golf developing at such a pace in the UAE and this part of the world, it is important to both showcase our activities and facilities as well as take the R&A’s advice and use their expert knowledge and experience to help us grow golf.”

Hosted by the Emirates Golf Federation The R&A Rules School will be attended by Christopher Hilton, chairman of The R&A Rules of Golf Committee; r&a assistant directors — Rules, Shona McRae; and Kevin Barker. The course involves both classroom work and on-course practical demonstrations role play sessions which is part of the three level stages of the R&A Rules School: Level 1 - Introductory Rules School; Level 2 - Rules School and Level 3 - Tournament Administrators and Referees. It will finish with a certificated examination recognised throughout the R&A’s jurisdiction as reflective of the delegate’s understanding of the Rules. All UAE PGA professionals and golf professionals from the region, golf club officials, management, and also individuals interested in the Rules of Golf are encouraged to participate from both the Emirates Golf Federation and through the Arab Golf Federation. registration forms contact Bindu Mohandas on bindu.mohandas@egfgolf.com.


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