Golf in Dubai
Golfing in Dubai, to say the least, is an unusual and exciting new adventure, for those new to Golf, as well as the experienced players. Dubai boasts a mixture of challenging courses designed by world class players such Colin Montgomerie , Gregg Norman and internationally renowned golf architect, Robert Trent Jones II. All courses have varying rules of play, dress codes and handicap limits so it is wise to send for your free copy of "Golfing in Dubai" (see contact us page)
Golf courses in Dubai
The Emirates Golf Club which boasts two courses and play to par 72 The Majlis (Arabic for "Meeting Place") is an 18 hole championship course, which was the first grass course in the Middle East The Wadi .is an 18 hole, par 72 course set amidst the wonderful Wadi landscape Dubai Creek & Yacht Club. The Club's 18 hole, par 71 played host to the Dubai Desert Classic in 1999 and 2000. The club's other facilities include a 9 hole par 3 course a floodlit driving range and short game practice facilities.
In addition, Al Ruwaya will also include a professionally-staffed golf academy, a 145,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with premium amenities, and a high-end destination spa.
The Tiger Woods Dubai. Stunning new Golf Club / Resort scheduled for completion in 2009.
The 13 million sq. ft. golf course will offer only 200 memberships with residents of the community being given top priority. Tiger woods sais; "'When I set out to design Al Ruwaya, I wanted the course to reflect what I truly love about golf - a stern mental and physical test that rewards smart thinking. I believe we've achieved that goal with a course that will be fun and rewarding for all skill levels to play
Prior to unveiling the master plan, The Tiger Woods Dubai Project Director, Abdulla Al Gurg accompanied Tiger on a site visit, to walk the course and survey the contouring of the completed holes.
Nad al Sheba Club. Built around eight lakes this 18 hole, par 71 course, open from early morning to midnight challenges the player's accuracy has been likened to the double greens and deep bunkers of St Andrews in Scotland Dubai Country Club, a most unusual "brown Dunes" course where the players carry a piece of artificial turf with them to play off. This course consists of an 18 hole, par 71 course and a 9 hole, par 32 which players can vary to play over 18 holes.
The Resort Course at Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa. This club offers a selection of 9 hole and 18 hole, rounds. Facilities include a floodlit driving range, professional shop and short game facilities The Montgomerie Dubai. In the shape of the UAE this course features an 18 hole, par 72 championship course designed by Colin Montgomerie and Desmond Muirhead Hatta Fort Golf Course Comprises of an 18 hole, floodlit mini-golf course and a 9 hole, cross country course.
Al Badia Golf Course. Designed by world –renowned designer Robert Trent Jones II this 18 hole, par 72 Championship which is only available for limited public play. Desert Course, Arabian Ranches An exclusive grass course located in the desert making use of natural terrain without landscaping. This 18 hole, par 72 course was designed by Ian Baker-Finch Signature Golf Courses in association with Nicklaus Design