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Campbell wins title at Ghala Golf Tournament

Over 90 golfers from the Sultanate participated in the 2015 Ghala Golf Club Championship. The participants were competing in a two-day, 36-hole stroke event with Gross, Nett, Lady and Junior Divisions. The event was sponsored by Omantel and held at the re-branded Ghala Golf Club.
The Club Championships went down to the wire with Jeff Campbell winning by two shots over Oman National Team Member Azaan Al Rumhi. Both Jeff and Azaan had the same score leading into day two after their first round score of 74. After the second round score of 75, Jeff was crowned the 2015 Ghala Golf Club Champion. Jeff won with rounds of 74 and 75, while second place went to Azaan with rounds of 74 and 77.
Men’s Division B gross winner was Abdulla Nasser with scores of 82 and 95, while runner-up spot was won by Millan Chatterjee with rounds of 88 and 96.
Other winners on the day included the Ladies Club Champion with a gross total of 86 and 85 going to Jackie Franssen and Nett Ladies winner Frida Jilan with rounds of 68 and 70.
Mens Division A nett was won by Mohammed Suleiman al Wahaibi with 76 and 65. Jim McDougal won the runner-up spot with rounds of 68 and 78. Men’s Divison B nett winner was Khalid Al Mukhaini with rounds of 66 and 71 and Srinivas Hebbar won the runner-up spot with 71 and 69.
Hamood Al Harthi emerged the junior club champion with a total of 167 for the day.
Jay Townsend, General Manager of Ghala Golf Club said: “It was a great turn out for the 2015 club championships. It was a tough day on day one with the winds picking up and tricky pin positions. I congratulate all the winners for the two days and a big thanks to our sponsors Omantel to help make the event a successful one.”
Ghala Golf Club is now preparing for the Oman LNG Nationals tournament.