Assarain Golf Classic 2018 to be held at Ghala Golf Club

November 28, 2018

One of the most prominent golfing tournaments of the sultanate, the Assarain Golf Classic solely sponsored by Assarain Group of Companies will be held at Ghala Golf Club on November 30 and December 1. 

The 23rd edition of the golfing event will provide amateur golfers with an official handicap, an opportunity to partake in the largest amateur two-day tournament under professional standards in Oman. International players have registered to participate in this year’s event from Bahrain and the UAE.

Commenting upon the 2018 event, Ibrahim al Wahaibi, managing director of Assarain Group of Companies, said, “Assarain Group of Companies is committed each year to adding towards the success of the Assarain Golf Classic and growing the game in Oman. We are creating an environment for amateurs to play the golf course under professional conditions. I am also pleased with the inclusion of the juniors as part of the junior team selection process for the Oman Golf Committee. Another positive note is that the event was full within ten days of opening the registration.”

Open to men, ladies and juniors, the Assarain Golf Classic 2018 is a highly awaited golfing tournament by the entire Golfing community in Oman. The two-day stroke tournament will witness the gathering of golfers of various handicaps, who will be vying to win the top accolade of the evening.

Leon Sassen, GM, Golf World, said, “It’s a pleasure to manage the 2018 Assarian Golf Classic, this is Golf Worlds sixth year managing the event and I always look forward to this tournament. It gives each player a chance to participate under professional standards and to test local and international top players. I am pleased that the junior National Team players will be competing at this year's event to earn selection for the upcoming GCC Championship.”