Golf Saudi has revealed a new formal for next month’s debut of Saudi Ladies Team International, a one of a kind first tournament that will see 36 team captains recruit their players for the first time using a live ‘NFL-style’ draft system, before participating in the competition worth $500,000.
The competition will be held between the 17th-19th of November, the team contest will be the first ever points-earning Ladies European Tour event where professionals play alongside amateur golfers with team and individual scoring running concurrently.
The event will take place two days after the Kingdom’s maiden women’s golf tournament, the $1million Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by Public Investment Fund.
The Aramco Saudi Ladies International is only the second-ever international, professional women-only sports event held in the Kingdom. Players already confirmed include Major-winning Georgia Hall, Solheim Cup hero and former LET Order of Merit winner Charley Hull, Wales’ Amy Boulden and Camilla Lennarth of Sweden. More players will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
Golf Saudi CEO, Majed Al Sorour, said: “The Saudi Ladies Team International is a completely new and innovative tournament format not seen before on any Tour. Alongside the LET, it is a chance to grow the women’s game in new and exciting ways – and follows the first-ever professional women’s golf event to be played Saudi Arabia earlier in the week. The players love team golf and will enjoy this unique opportunity to try a new format through our ground-breaking and exciting draft system.
“We understand the impact the pandemic has had on Tour golf this year, particularly in the women’s game, so we wanted to do everything we could around the debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International presented by PIF to benefit the players across our double header ‘golf week’ in making it competitive, fun and rewarding.” He added.
Ronaldo Lights up Burj Khalifa In Celebration of His Girlfriend’s Birthday
Georgina Rodriguez Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend had just had astonishing birthday celebration, as her boyfriend had just lit up the Burj Khalifa for her. After lighting up one of the world largest buildings with her face for her birthday, and got parts of her latest netflix series I Am Georgina, to celebrate the occasion. The football star had featured her name in large bold white letters and, wrote a message in white letter “Happy Birthday Gio”, as she couldn’t be happier, it ended with a laser show and a dinner with their children. Above the moon she stated on Instagram, “This exciting day is over, I cannot articulate words, thank you, thank you, thank you Cristiano Ronaldo. You make me happier every day. Thank you Dubai for always treating us so well and making us feel at home. Thanks to all of you who have worked to make this day so special. And thank you for always rejoicing in my happiness and that of my family. I love you with all my heart.”, as she posted a photo teary eyed next to her boyfriend Ronaldo. Above all it was an astonishing experience for her.
Djokovic Top Tennis Player Visa Is Canceled
A world tennis player that has opposed the vaccination guidelines had been taken to hostage in a government hotel during travel. According to officials he had not taken the entry rules and guidelines, because he had not been following the vaccination. The tournament to be held in Australia is around exemption. In addition his visa is declined and he is not permitted to enter. Furthermore, a court will decide on his deportation on Monday. Tournament organizers had stated that the Serbian player had opposed the vaccination guidelines, furthermore the medical exemption provided by two independent panels in the Australian Tennis event, and Victoria state. The decision had infuriated the public and caused further restriction in COVID19. Cases. Further, travel restrictions are going to be applied.
Saudi Women Now Have a Better Chance at Participating In Water Sports & Diving Sector
New opportunities have opened for women of Saudi Arabia as the Ministry of of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) signed a understanding (MoU) this week with the Saudi Water Sports & Diving Federation (SWSDF), which agrees on bringing in more women into the sector.
The agreement will allow more women to participate and take part in water sports and diving, this comes in light of the Kingdom’s efforts to empower its women and ensure equality. This will give provide several women with job opportunities, in addition to empowering self-employment.
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi and Prince Sultan Bin Fahd Bin Salman, chairman of the Board of Directors of SWSDF and president of the Water Sports Association, inked the MoU, regulate all work related to water sports and diving sector.
It also looks at increasing the percentage of women’s participation in both the sector and employment market.