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Monday 13th March 2017

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FOLLOW US HOME SUBSCRIBE HERE First short course on major Euro Tour NINE HOLES FOR SENIORS SHARJAH GOLF & SHOOTING CLUB It's a format which has never been used during a European Tour-sanctioned event but David MacLaren, Head of the European Senior Tour, is excited by the prospect. "With the recent and exciting innovations on the European Tour such as GolfSixes, and on the European Challenge Tour with their Match Play 9 event in May, we are delighted to create our own piece of European Tour history," MacLaren said. he European Senior Tour will make history in the United Arab Emirates this month when the Sharjah Senior Golf Masters presented by Shurooq becomes the first European Tour, European Challenge Tour or Senior Tour event to be played on a nine-hole golf course. Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club — the nine-hole Peter Harradine-designed course — will challenge the field twice on each tournament day from March 16-18 as Senior Tour competitors take on the par-three and five holes from varying tees throughout the tournament week. It's a format which has never been used during a European Tour-sanctioned event but David MacLaren, Head of the European Senior Tour, is excited by the prospect. T

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