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UAE golf mourns loss of promising youngster Viggo Sorensen

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UAE golf mourns loss of promising youngster Viggo Sorensen

“It is a really hard time but we want to recall what a excellent boy Viggo was,” stated mom Nathalie, speaking to Gulf Information. “He received event just after tournament and was such a light-weight in our lifetime.

“He was prepared to head to the United States on a scholarship and we ended up vetting educational facilities. He essentially rejected some of the best universities as he did not want to be anonymous and only enjoy every now and then so he looked for a college or university where by he could be No. 1. That is what he was like, constantly striving to be the finest and be No. 1. He definitely was aspect of the loved ones at Jumeirah Golf Estates and the Peter Cowen Academy, encouraging youngsters and cheering on his teammates and pals. On the UAE circuit, he was regarded as a person of the best.”

A person close friend and a further promising golfer Toby Bishop reported: “Viggo was additional than a fellow golfer, but like a brother, a finest mate. His mind-set and work ethic was next to none, striving to obtain the large expectations he set himself. He introduced a sense of vitality and unfold his constructive morale with anyone he was all-around. The legacy he left will be permanently remembered, and I hope to do my pricey friend proud all over my job. I would be honoured to make half the influence on many others in the course of my existence, as Viggo created on all of us for the duration of his. My views and prayers are with him and his relatives.”

UAE No. 1 Skaik and global star Hill have been visibly shaken by the news at Emirates Golfing Club at the weekend. “Josh and Ahmad have been amid the first to offer you us condolences,” explained Nathalie. “But he was regarded so highly througout the golfing local community right here.”

A assertion from Jumeirah Golfing Estates browse: ‘We are immensely unhappy to listen to of the passing of Junior member Viggo Sorensen. Viggo was a very revered golfer in just the club abd the Dubai local community, profitable the 2020 EGF Junior Order of Merit and the 2021 Men’s Purchase of Benefit. He was always first on the vary just about every early morning for his 6am follow and we are extremely happy of his achievements on the program in the UAe and Europe.

“Viggo had a excellent identity and a wonderful feeling of humour. He will be sorely skipped.”

His college, Gems Wellington Academy Al Khail, extra: “Viggo will be missed by all people at WAK, primarily his classmates and academics in sixth kind. He was constantly satisfied to support, be it classmates battling in class, students researching in the popular area or even lecturers possessing a tricky working day. No a single experienced a difficulty with Viggo, but everyone experienced a story for the reason that he was that variety of character.”

Jumeirah Golf Estates will keep a memorial for Viggo on Sunday, February 6 at 5pm, with dad and mom Nathalie and Thomas welcoming all to attend.

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