Success of Bahrain International Golf Championship Elevates Kingdom's Status

04 Feb 2024
Frittelli secures emotional Bahrain Championship victory

- The Kingdom's Reputation Elevated through Successful Event Hosting

- Khalid bin Hamad Extends Congratulations to His Majesty the King for Bahrain International Golf Championship Triumph

- His Highness Commends His Excellency Shaikh Abdullah bin Salman for Advancing Golf

- His Highness Acknowledges the Confidence of the "DP World International Golf Group

Riffa - Media Office of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa:

His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the General Sports Authority, and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, extends heartfelt congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the country, on the resounding success of the Bahrain International Golf Championship. The DP World Tour took place from February 1 to 4, 2024, hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain under the royal patronage of the Royal Golf Club.

Expressing immense pride in His Majesty's patronage, His Highness underscores the significant impact it had on the tournament's success. He emphasizes that this royal support reflects the unwavering commitment of His Majesty to the sports movement.

His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa asserts that hosting this tournament has solidified Bahrain's standing on the global golf map, positioning it as a key destination for golf tournaments in the region. He highlights Bahrain's historical connection with golf, dating back to the establishment of the first stadium in 1934 and the inaugural tournament in 1964. Golf, he notes, has enjoyed continuous support from His Majesty, who not only plays the game but also provides dedicated care and attention.

Acknowledging the pivotal role played by leaders in the development of golf in Bahrain, His Highness pays tribute to His Excellency Shaikh Abdullah bin Salman Al Khalifa, the current president of the Bahrain Golf Club and former president of the Bahrain Golf Association. Shaikh Abdullah's contributions have been instrumental in promoting and growing the sport. His Highness also commends the efforts of the current Federation's Board of Directors and all members involved in the game's advancement.

His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa extends appreciation to all sponsors, including the Ministry of Tourism, Bapco Energies, Mumtalakat Company, Tamkeen, the National Bank of Bahrain, Batelco, Emirates Airlines, and other partners and supporters. Their collective role has been pivotal in ensuring the success of this international event. His Highness looks forward to another distinguished edition next year, expressing gratitude for the confidence placed in DP World Golf Group."

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