x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Pro golfers to coach college students

Two golf professionals from the Abu Dhabi Golf Club will train students from Abu Dhabi Men's College and Abu Dhabi Women's College.

ABU DHABI // Two golf professionals from the Abu Dhabi Golf Club will train students from Abu Dhabi Men's College and Abu Dhabi Women's College leading up to the emirate's golf championship in January. The five best students from the two colleges, which are part of the Higher Colleges of Technology network, will then attend a one-hour coaching session with a visiting international professional during next year's Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.

The Standard Chartered Young UAE Leaders Golf Programme was announced yesterday after an agreement was signed by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology, and Jeremy Parrish, chief executive officer of Standard Chartered Bank, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. dbardsley@thenational.ae