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Buddha Bar Pros Challenge 2018

On Sunday the 17th of June at Dreamland Golf Club, Baku saw the launch of the Budda Bar Professional Challenge against member teams! 19 teams challenged PGA Professionals, Alex Day, Anton Samsonov Elshan Quyliev and Phil Jones in a 4-person Texas Scramble. Golf professionals invited everyone to strategy reviews the night before at Buddha-Bar Baku which is famous for great atmosphere, fantastic music from famous DJ sets and of course unbelievable “Fusion” dishes with special sets for golfers with their families to try. Member’s team were also given the chance to predict their score for the following day. The next day 76 players arrived at Dreamland Golf Club, Baku to “Pros’ Challenge”. After a good breakfast, General Manager of Buddha-Bar Baku – Andrey Pushkin remind all golfers that there will be some great cocktails from Glenfiddich at Buddha-Bar lounge area on Hole #10 to make a game more enjoyable and stress-free! Even though the weather made a little surprise with some windy conditions – results were still very good from the members and Dreamland Professionals. Scoring 7 under for 18 holes the team of Pros positioned themselves on the 8th place with 7 teams earning the bragging rights that they did “Beat the Pros” Best prediction of their team score (69 gross) went to Chris Wood-Woolley, Tadeus Herrold, Mark Jarvie, Jason Lenihan who won a vouchers for lessons with PGA Advanced Professional and Head Professional of Dreamland Golf Club, Baku – Alex Day 3rd place with 71 gross and 59.8 NET was team of Ian Allan, William Walls, Mitch Hughes and Chris Bernardi who won vouchers for a lessons with Head Golf Professional – Alex Day 2nd place scoring fantastic 6 under and 59.7 NET was Darren Thomson, Rory O’Mahony, William Blanchard and Bruce Fergusson who won a bottle of whiskey from Glenfiddich. 1st place scored 5 under, but due to HCP, it brought them to 57.8 securing the first place and winning vouchers for Buddha-Bar Baku fine dining and also trophies to remember that they did Beat the Pros and became a strongest team to do that! Congratulations to Leslie Tulleth, Alistair Still, Stuart McLean and Elaine McLean. Longest drive on Hole 3 – Darren Thomson Longest drive on Hole 14 – Brian Knowles Nearest to the Pin Hole 5 – Leo Troup Nearest to the Pin Hole 13 – Chris Wood-Woolley Thank you for a Buddha-Bar Baku and Andrey Pushkin for supporting the first “Pros Challenge” event at Dreamland Golf Club, Baku and for great cocktails and food for all golfers and huge thank you to all participants who challenged the Pros’. We are looking forward to the next years match!


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