On the auspicious day of 18th November, the 51th National Day of the Sultanate of Oman, a day when the country revels in its Nationalism with dazzling displays of Red, Green & White, representing the National Flag showcased all over Oman in its entirety from North to South. This day is extremely sacred and revered for it symbolizes all that is great in Oman.
As part of the countrywide celebrations, Mohammed Riaz & Partners organized the annual 18th November Golf Tournament celebrating the 51th National Day of His Majesty and the people of Oman. Mohammed Riaz is one of the leading Building Materials Organizations here in the Sultanate of Oman specializing in Wood, Glass, Hardware, Steel, Aluminum and has since diversified into retail with the widely popular Home Mart International chain of malls, Supermarkets (Salam Fresh), FMCG Distribution, 3PL Logistics, ACP Factory, Bottled Drinking Water Plant (Sarooj Water),. The year 2016 saw the first Mohammed Riaz & Partners tournament with a record number of ambassadors and dignitaries to grace the event.
The golf tournament sponsored by Mohammed Riaz is the brainchild of its managing director Faiz Mohammed Riaz who himself a passionate golfer and Oman’s National team player is looking at ways in which to grow the game of golf. The Chairman of Mohammed Riaz & Partners also believes that contributing to sports events, especially golf events is the building of individual decision making and likewise leaders. He is a strong believer that Golf teaches us individual leadership, how to make decisions under pressure and its contribution a very healthy aspect. On top of that the aim of these events is to contribute to society through the medium of golf.
The event started in the early morning with golfers starting at 6 am in the morning. The afternoon session saw a Shotgun start at 12.30, where there was a turnout of 83 golfers that took advantage of the excellent change in weather and signifying the onset of the cooler months. As usual, the evening ended with a wonderful Dinner.
Finally, the 18th November Medal sponsored by Mohammed Riaz is a celebration of the success of His Majesty in making Oman a nation that in-spite of its modernization is sustainable, and is a home away from home for its millions of expatriates living in the Sultanate of Oman. It is with this in mind that the 18th November Golf Tournament is a celebration in praying to the Almighty Allah to safeguard His Majesty and grant him good health and long life as well as wishing everyone in Oman everlasting happiness.
|1st Runner Up:||Gurpreet Singh|
|2nd Runner Up:||Kaiser James Acebedo|
|Junior:||Yousuf Al Rumhy|
|Nearest to the Pin:||Paul Adamson|
|2nd Best Shot:||Hamood Al Harthy|