Today marks a very proud day for both Jordan and Ayla, as we congratulate Walid Abu Elsamid on becoming the nations very first fully qualified PGA Golf Professional.
After three years of hard work undertaking the FdSc Professional Golf Studies programme certified by the University of Birmingham (UK), Walid has successfully passed all modules required for this achievement.
Walid Abu Elsamid, Assistant Golf Professional, Ayla Golf Club, commented: “I am extremely grateful for the support shown by Ayla Oasis for giving me the opportunity to follow my dream. The game of golf is my passion, and to be recognised as a fully qualified professional within the sport I love is something I am immensely proud of”.
“My main ambition is to continue growing the game of golf here at Ayla Golf Club - Aqaba, Jordan, utilising all that I have learnt along my PGA journey, with hopes to develop more Jordanian golfers who may then follow the same path as I have.”
The FdSc Professional Golf Studies programme consisted of many different aspects of training, which offer’s trainees many different pathways to take within the golf industry once qualified such as; Golf Business Management, Golf Coaching, Sports Science, Equipment Technology, Rules of Golf and Career Development.
Overseeing Walid’s PGA training and development is Head Golf Professional, Chris Dodd: “This is a very proud day indeed for Walid personally and the AOD Company. Walid has shown great dedication in his training, becoming a vital asset to Ayla and the growth of the game, where he will no doubt continue to succeed.”
For more information on learning golf at the Ayla Golf Academy, with the help of both qualified PGA professional’s (Chris & Walid), they can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +962 (0)3 209 4020. Be sure to follow the Ayla Golf Club Instagram page @AylaGolfClub to keep up to date with Golf Professionals.