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Danish Trio Hosts Golf Clinic Ahead of $2.5M Dubai Invitational

DALL·E 2024 01 10 16.30.00 An image of Danish golfers Thomas Bjorn Rasmus Hojgaard and Nicolai Hojgaard at a golf clinic interacting with young golfers. The setting is on a l

Engaging Young Golfers with Professional Insights

In a curtain-raiser event for the prestigious $2.5 million Dubai Invitational, a trio of Danish golfers – Thomas Bjorn, Rasmus Hojgaard, and Nicolai Hojgaard – hosted a golf clinic. This special event, organized for the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) and Dubai Creek Juniors, was held at the Dubai Creek Resort, providing a unique opportunity for young golf enthusiasts to learn from some of the best in the sport.

Preparing for the Dubai Invitational

The clinic was held on the eve of the Dubai Invitational, a significant golf tournament featuring a mix of professional and amateur players. The event’s format includes play in fourballs (two professionals and two amateurs), with a two-tee start off both the 1st and 10th tees. The 30 groups participating in the tournament will tee off from 8.30 am until 11.09 am.

Notable Participants in the Tournament

Among the notable golfers participating in the tournament is Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, who will tee off at 9.14 am off tee 10, partnered with tournament host Abdullah al Naboodah. McIlroy, who has expressed excitement about starting his year at the Dubai Invitational, will join Ryder Cup-winning captain Luke Donald, Tommy Fleetwood, and Nicolai Hojgaard on the course.

McIlroy’s Anticipation for the Dubai Invitational

Rory McIlroy shared his enthusiasm for the tournament, highlighting Dubai Creek Resort as a fantastic course and anticipating strong support from Dubai fans. He remarked on the pro-am format of the tournament and his eagerness to make it another great week on the golfing calendar.

Promoting Golf Among Young Talents

The golf clinic hosted by the Danish trio is a testament to the commitment of the Emirates Golf Federation and Dubai Creek Juniors to promote golf among the younger generation. Such initiatives not only provide valuable learning experiences but also inspire young talents to pursue their passion in golf.

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