(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Over 280 golfers and guests from the sultanate participated in the first annual Golf Ball recently at the ballroom of Shangri-La's Barr al Jissah Resort & Spa.
The event was organised by a local Omani company, Golf World, and sponsored by The Zubair Corporation and OUA. When asked about the Golf Ball, Leon Sassen, general manager of Golf World commented, ''It was everything I had hoped it to be, the atmosphere and the support was incredible.
''A huge thank you to our main sponsor, The Zubair Corporation, and to OUA for helping us bring this event to fruition. We would also like to express our appreciation to all of the golf courses for supporting the ball, advertising it to their members, and joining in on the festivities on the evening.
It was an unbelievable night and I can't wait for next year.'' Due to the sponsorship from The Zubair Corporation, guests were entertained by a live band and renowned DJ in Shangri-La's beautiful ballroom, they had a delicious four-course meal, and they joined in an exciting mini golf competition with the chance to win a weekend stay at the Al Husn Hotel and Spa.
Furthermore, guests were given a sleeve of The Zubair Corporation Callaway golf Balls to carry on improving their skills on the greens. With OUA's support, there was also an open bar and complimentary beverages for the whole evening. Ziyad al Zubair, director of The Zubair Corporation, said, ''It was a great event and was good to see golfers from each golf club celebrating together, it really shows how golf is growing in Oman.''