2019 MENA Tour

The 2019 MENA Tour was the 8th season of the MENA Tour and featured 10 events, all held in the MENA area. The tour was not held in 2018.

2019 MENA Tour season
Duration9 February – 29 November 2019 (2019-02-09 – 2019-11-29)
Number of official events10
Order of Merit – ProMathiam Keyser
Order of Merit – AmJosh Hill
2017
2020

Josh Hill made history at the Al Ain Open as the youngest player to win an OWGR-recognized event, breaking the record of Ryo Ishikawa.[1]

ScheduleEdit

The schedule included 10 events; five in February and March with a further five in October and November.[2] The number in brackets after each winner's name is the number of MENA Tour events he had won up to and including that tournament.

Date Tournament Location Winner OWGR Prize fund ($)
11 Feb Journey to Jordan 1 Jordan   Matthew Baldwin (1) 3 100,000
20 Feb Troon Series – Al Zorah Open United Arab Emirates   Daniel Gaunt (1) 3 75,000
27 Feb Ghala Golf Open Oman   Nick Marsh (1) 3 75,000
7 Mar Troon Series – Dubai Open United Arab Emirates   Mathiam Keyser (3) 3 75,000
13 Mar Troon Series – Royal Golf Bahrain Open Bahrain   Robin Roussel (1) 3 75,000
3 Oct Journey to Jordan 2 Jordan   Robin Williams (a) (1) 3 100,000
9 Oct Abu Dhabi Open United Arab Emirates   James Allan (2) 3 75,000
23 Oct Al Ain Open United Arab Emirates   Josh Hill (a) (1) 3 75,000
30 Oct Ras Al Khaimah Open United Arab Emirates   Niclas Weiland (1) 3 75,000
29 Nov Journey to Jordan Final Jordan   Harry Konig (1) 3 100,000

GraduatesEdit

The top five players on the Order of Merit were:[3]

Rank Player Country Points
1 Mathiam Keyser   South Africa 45,153
2 Daniel Gaunt   Australia 37,928
3 James Allan   England 28,491
4 Matthew Baldwin   England 27,820
5 Robin Roussel   France 25,190

Josh Hill led the amateur Order of Merit.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Josh Hill: Mena Tour victory aged 15 breaks Ryo Ishikawa record". BBC Sport. 23 October 2019.
  2. ^ "All Tournaments". MENA Tour. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Order of Merit Professionals". MENA Tour. Retrieved 2 December 2019.