A group of four female Etihad Airways pilots played against four Ladies European Tour professional golfers in a challenge match with a twist at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club on Sunday ahead of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open.

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Three UAE pilots and one international pilot, who were all complete beginners at golf, took part in a putting challenge against the blindfolded professionals. They then faced a chip and putt challenge against the professionals, who played with their non-dominant hand.

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There was also a long drive challenge where the player to hit furthest won a point, with the professionals swinging from their knees!

After the three rounds, the pilots and professionals tied with six points each.

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