Salhab, who is ranked among the amateurs, deservedly deserved his participation after winning the championship which took place at the Riyadh Golf Club earlier this month, after intense competition for 3 days with the participation of 88 players from the professional and amateur category from 27 countries in Middle East and North Africa.
The 25-year-old is aware of the difficulty of competing against the best golfers in the world during the Saudi International Championships that were held in King Abdullah Economic City, with prizes amounting to 5 million US dollars, he stresses by saying:
“I am happy to participate in the Saudi International Championship again, especially after confirming my seat reservation following the Saudi Open title victory. I now live with feelings of joy and pride when I see the international names that will participate in the tournament, as we are. I and my colleagues from the Saudi team were very proud who attended this special moment with me. I am also proud of the great achievements of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the sport of golf, as it was in able to repeatedly host the most important players in the world to compete on its fields ”.
The level of golfers in the Saudi team has greatly improved after winning the “Arab Championship” for teams after competing against 10 Arab teams for 4 days at Dreamland Stadium in the Egyptian city in October. This victory comes after Saud Al-Sharif’s recent victory at the Jordan Open and thanks to the organization of unique events in the Kingdom, such as the Saudi International Golf Championship, which inspires promising Saudi talent in the region.
Salhab was in able to achieve significant results questyear on the basis of the vast experience acquired in several Asian Tour tournaments, including his recent participation in the Laguna Phuket Championship in Thailand; He was accompanied by his colleagues from the Saudi national team, Othman Al-Mulla, Saud Al-Sharif and Abdul Rahman Al-Mansour.
In this regard, Salhab added: “Winning the Saudi Open Golf Championship is proof of the importance of continuing to participate in golf tournaments. With the start of the Saudi International Championship approaching February, I am looking forward to exceed my performances in previous years, when perhaps I lacked the readiness, as today I feel more ready than ever, especially after having participated in the same tournament in the last two years.
I also think my experience gained questyear will play an important role, as it has contributed to my professional and personal development. I know very well how tough the competition is, so my main goal is to get to the final stages without letting tension take over my skills. “
The Saudi star is looking forward to it in particular of playing in the Kingdom and among its fans, and invites fans of all ages to enjoy this tournament and follow it with the best players in the world among the fantastic views of the Red Sea.
He concluded by saying: “I invite all Saudis, regardless of their level of interest in golf, to participate and support the players and tournaments that all in Saudi Golf are working hard to organize successfully. I wouldn’t recommend missing out on this exceptional tournament, as the whole local community should feel proud to see the best golfers put together. in KSA “.
It should be noted that the Saudi International Championship will be held from 3 to 6 February at the Royal Greens Club and Stadium, the first of the Asian Tour golf tournaments in the 2022 calendar, following the recent announcement of the signing of a 10-year partnership between the Asian Tour and the Saudi Golf. The list of stars who have confirmed their participation includes a group of the best players in the world, such as Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau and Phil Mickelson.
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