24th Annual ABGR-AMEX Golf Tournament

We are excited to bring you the much anticipated ABGR-AMEX Golf Tournament held at Dirab Golf & Country Club! Watch this space as more details are finalized. Online registration will be available soon. In the meantime, learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities! If you have any questions, please contact us!


Tom Merkel Chair, Golf Committee

Brad Jones Co-Chair, Golf Committee

Tarik Solomon Sponsorship Chair

Fareed Betros Sponsorship

John Gibbs Sponsorship

Ronda Saead Finance

Bouchaib El Jadiani Dirab Golf & Country Club Partner

Mohamed Loubani American Express Partner

Georges Baaklini American Express Partner

Mace Crowe Golf Committee Member

Jim “Gato” Hetherington Golf Committee Member

Barb Merkel Golf Committee Member

Claire Bridge Golf Committee Member

Amanda-Grace Tafunai Golf Committee Member

Contact Us golfcommittee@abgrksa.com

Save the Date!

Thur. 27 April

Fri. 28 April


The tournament will be coordinated using a four ball Texas Scramble format where golfers will be strategically placed on teams of four (4), each playing their own ball. The tournament is open to all golfers with certified handicaps better than 28 for men and 36 for women. Spectators, Players, Sponsors, and Staff alike will all meet, greet, get registered, and get briefed on the tournament rules and regulations prior to tee-off time each day. Refreshments and snacks will be available at the course.

1:30 PM shotgun start

All golfers will be pre-assigned a tee-time and should plan to arrive 60 – 90min in advance for check-in, warm-up, and preparation.


Registration is not complete until payment and passports are received.
Due to the high demand for this event, we encourage you to pay and provide a hard copy of your passport(s) as soon as possible to guarantee placement in the Golf Tournament and/or entry for the Awards Gala.  The deadline for payment is April 23rd at 12PM (noon).

Payment and passport copies can be delivered to the below locations. Please bring a copy of your email confirmation! 

  • Dirab Golf & Country Club
  • Al Massaq Group Office
    Sunday – Thursday 8AM – 4PM
  • Any ABGR Event
  • Golf Committee Member
Please Bring:



Email Confirmation