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Hussein wins Gold Rush event

Emoni Narawa
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

ABID Hussein won the third leg of the HLB International Gold Rush Golf last weekend, putting him in a handy position prior to the final tournament next month.

He netted a score of 71, winning the A grade category last Saturday at the Pearl Resort Championship Golf Course and now leads the tally with 1095 points.

Hussein was sixth after the opening two tournaments with Andrew Cumming leading, however, after last week's results Hussein now sits at the helm followed by Olaf Allen Junior with 1020 points.

Paul Gill, the winner of the first tournament still maintains his third spot with 970, Cummings and Keith Coltart follow on fourth and fifth positions with an equal score of 930.

In other results last Saturday's, Satya Nand Prasad finished second on countback against Mohd Rizwan with a nett of 72 in the A-grade last Saturday.

YG Chang won the B-grade net, 68 ahead of Joeli Tabuya, 70 and Vijay Madhavan, 72.

Coltart won the C-grade on 68 nett, David Voss, 70 finished second and Rob Stephenson was third with 79 on countback.

Selai Pridgeon, won the Ladies A-grade while Soomin Han scooped the B-grade.

Tournament co-ordinator Elle Stephenson said last week's event was very exciting.

"The pressure certainly seemed to get to some players as they headed into the 3rd tournament on Saturday," she said.





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