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Dubai is very well known for its exciting Golfing. Dubai is the home of numerous Golfing Championships, and hosts many events and tournaments such as the Dubai Dessert Classic, and hosting such Golf legends like Ernie Els, Colin Montgomerie, Greg Norman and Tiger Woods.

For those who are new in Golfing, we can offer a “Golfing Experience Package”,which includes a game on each of the courses on offer here. The season runs from September to May, with mild temperature and perfect sunny weather.

Golf Courses:

Al Badia Golf Course Dubai

18 – hole, par-72 Al Badia Course was designed on an oasis theme by internationally well-known golf architect Robert Trent Jones ll. The course features abundant water, rivers of sand and plants typical to the Arabian Gulf.

Water moves through the whole course. The layout has 11 lakes, small ponds, streams and numerous cascading waterfalls. Water is used for lateral hazards and carry hazards on 12 of the holes.

Al Badia is also welcoming for recreational player. Four sets of tees are featured on each hole with the variety of teeing angles. The course can be played from the maximum 7,303 yards for championship players, down to 5398 yards for new players.

 

 

Arabian Ranches Golf Course Dubai

Spanning 247 acres, of which 120 acres are irrigated, the course is a par 72. Immaculate grass and greens and the “sandy waste” with its shrubs and bushes will make a real challenge for golfers of all abilities.Golfers will also appreciate the GPS yardage service available on every golf cart.

Golfers will also appreciate the GPS yardage service available on every golf cart.

 

 

Dubai Creek Golf Club

The par 71 course that measures 6,967 yards is a memorable journey from the first tee to the 18th green. The fairways are demarcated by mounds, date and palm trees and by water. Apart from the Creek, which comes into play on at least four holes, several artificial lakes add beauty and difficulty to various holes.

The length of the tee helps with the accuracy and the approach shots as most of the greens are multi-tiered with subtle borrows.

The Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club course sets up for a thrilling final with its two par 4 closing holes. The 17th and 18th have the Creek guarding the entire left side of the fairway. While the 17thcan still be conquered with some smart play, the 18th requires mandatory cerebral involvement on every shot.

Golf doesn’t end at sunset at Dubai Creek as the feature packed Par 3 course, the facilities allow golfers to continue playing till late night.

The Creek also offers golfers a systematic teaching program to improve their skills at the first Golf Academy in the Region. Under the supervision of PGA Professionals, players can receive sound instructions to improve their games. The Academy also uses the latest technologies including the V1 Golf Swing Analysis software and the Trackman radar system for shot analysis.

 

 

Emirates Golf Club Dubai

Majilis Top 100 Golf Digest Ranking – the Majilis championship course is a challenging Par 72, 7,301 yard layout. Sculptured in 1987, it was the first grass course in the Middle East and takes its name from the Arabic word “meeting place”. One of the most challenging holes on the course is the Par 4, dogleg 8th. Stroke index 3 and playing a full 434 yards, it has the unusual distinction of playing up-hill and requires a long, well directed drive to leave a reasonable second shot where the 3-putt is always a threat. This course features hundreds of species of flora and fauna, complimented by fairways and seven fresh and saltwater lakes.

The Faldo – Emirates Golf Club’s second championship golf coursewas opened in 1996 and was named “Wadi”. The new “The Faldo” reopened in 2006. It’s a Par 73 and 7,348 yard course and is considered to be one of the finest courses in Dubai. Golfers can also enjoy championship night golf, as Faldo is a fully floodlit 18-hole course.

Tee off times for 18 holes will be available up to 8pm each night, with tee times for 9 holes available until 10pm.

 

 

Jebel Ali Golf Course

The 9-hole, Par 36, championship standard resort course is designed by Peter Harradine and opened in 1998. Each hole is uniquely landscaped with exotic trees, shrubs and dessert flora, Dubai Golf Course also features a saltwater lake which comes into play on five holes.

 

 

Jumeirah Golf Estates Dubai

Fire By Greg Norman – Fire has a wide variety of captivating flora. Its topography creates a challenging level of play. The Fire course demands a well-thought-out strategy. Going directly at the flag may not always be the best approach, which gives Fire a strong sense of classic links-style play.


Earth By Greg Norman–Earth has a wonderful flora, rolling terrain and rushing water. These natural components provide different angles and changing perspectives from each tee. Water features are also a factor when lining up the next shot, forcing a careful drive and constant consideration of ball carry.


The Earth course is the proud host of the Dubai World Championship – the culmination of the European Tour Season.

 

 

The Montgomerie Course Dubai

The Montgomerie course is considered to be one of the Middle East’s most luxurious and desirable golfing courses in recent times. It was designed by Colin Montgomerie in association with Desmond Muirhead. The course covers 265 acres, which consist of 123 acres of turf, 49 acres of man-made lakes (a total of 14 lakes), 93 acres of landscaped gardens and 81 large bunkers.

The course provides the player with “links land” style fairways that challenge and intrigue all levels of players.

One of the signature holes is the Par 5 fourth, dubbed the Snake hole for its saddleback fairway which doglegs towards the green with two bunkers behind forming the eyes of the snake. The Par 5 ninth, with the water down the left, is a tough finish to the opening half. The Par 3 thirteen, a hole designed in the shape of the UAE, boasts a 360 degree teeing area around an island fairway and green, allowing for a completely different golf hole to be played every time. However, it is the Par 5 eighteen that offers a more classic test. At 656 yards it is a monster with water protecting the front of the green, it defies even the best player to hit the green in two.


The Montgomerie course offers two different seasons of golf. During winter, the golf course is over – seeded while the summer season has the course back to a full stand of Bermuda grass. The turf growth is vigorous during the summer resulting in a very challenging rough.

 

 

Abu Dhabi Golf Course

Abu Dhabi Golf Club is one of the most luxurious golf resorts in the Middle East.

The 27 – hole championship course with pockets of palms, trees and shrubs and seven saltwater lakes. The Par – 72, 7,334 yard championship course provides a tough but fair challenge, with 18 holes of lush fairways, strategically placed bunkers and greens. The 3,299 yard, Par -36 nine is more forgiving and makes it and enjoyable experience for all players.

It’s a 162 hectares Par 72 Championship golf course featuring seven lakes and 90 bunkers, designed by Peter Harradine and officially opened in 2000.

 

 

Saadiyat Golf Course, Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi

This course is one of the most challenging courses in the golfing world to date. The course design has been set up to host all types of players starting at 5290 yards, to the most challenging environment for the world’s leading tour players at 7784 yards.


It’s a 317 acre Par 72 beach/links style Championship golf course featuring 3 lakes and 60 bunkers. It was designed by Gary Player and was officially opened in 2010.


Practice facilities include 15 acre long game area including putting, chipping, bunker practice facilities with fulllighting.

 

 

Yas Links, Yas Island Abu Dhabi

This golf course is the first Links golf course in the Middle East Region with the latest techniques and technology with the timeless traditions of the game.

It is an 18-hole course, a nine-hole academy course, has a clubhouse, golf academy and floodlit practice facilities.

 

 

Al hamra Golf Course, RasAl Khaimah

Al Hamra Golf Course is the first taste of “Links Style” golf in the Middle East. This 18-hole golf course was designed by Peter Harradine. The Course is around a large open sea water lagoon with four interconnected sub lagoons.

As many traditional links course do the front nine measuring 3,578 yards makes its way out and away from the club house, while the back nine measuring 3,747 returns home around the lagoon to the clubhouse. The result is a stunning Par 72 Championship Golf course measuring 7,325 yards at full length with five varying tee options.

 

 

Tower Links, Ras Al Khaimah

Tower Links Golf Club is a challenging 18-hole, Par 72 golf course. The club has an outstanding range of facilities enabling golfers to improve their standard of play. The back nine holes and practice facilities are fully floodlit for night play.


The course is 7,200 yards in length with four tees providing tee-off opportunities for all standards of play.

 

 

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