41st Hassan II Trophy/20th Lalla Meryem Cup: TRH Prince Moulay Rachid And Princess Lalla Meryem Chair In Agadir Prize-Awarding Ceremony
TRH Prince Moulay Rachid and Princess Lalla Meryem chaired, on Sunday at the Agadir Royal Palace's golf course, the prize-awarding ceremony for winners of the 41st edition of the Hassan II Golf Trophy and the 20th edition of the Lalla Meryem Golf Cup, held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI on March 10-16 in Agadir.
Upon their arrival at the golf course, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, president of the association of Hassan II Golf Trophy (ATH), and HRH Princess Lalla Meryem were greeted by Economy minister Mohamed Bousaid, Agriculture minister Aziz Akhannouch, Youth Minister Mohamed Ouzzine, Tourism minister Lahcen Haddad and Minister of handicraft Fatima Merouane.
Their Royal Highnesses were also greeted mainly by Lieutenant General Hosni Benslimane, and chairman of the Moroccan Olympic national committee Mohamed El Yazid Zellou.
Their Royal Highnesses headed afterwards for the VIP lounge to watch the end of the Hassan II Trophy competition.
After announcing the winners, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid handed the Grand Prize of the Hassan II Trophy to Spanish Alejandro Canizares, winner of the 41st edition with a score of -19.
HRH Prince Moulay Rachid also awarded the second prize to British Andy Sullivan and the 3rd prize to Swedish Magnuss Carlsson and British Seve Benson who tied for the third place.
HRH Princess Lalla Meryem handed the Cup, named after her, to the winner of the 20th edition, British Charley Hull who won the play-off.
HRH Princess Lalla Meryem also handed the 2nd and 3rd prizes of the Lalla Meryem Golf Cup to French Gwladys Nocera and Sophie Gique-Bettan respectively.
HRH Prince Moulay Rachid also handed the 1st net prize of the Hassan II Trophy (professional-amateur competition) to the team of British David Horsey, winner of the 2011 Hassan II Trophy, and the 1st gross prize to the team of Spanish Rafa Cabrera-Bello.
HRH Princess Lalla Meryem awarded the 1st net prize of the Lalla Meryem Golf Cup (professional-amateur competition) to the team of Italian Veronica Zorzi and the 1st gross prize to the team of Swedish Carin Koch.
MAP 16 March 2014