For the first time in history, an Italian golfer, FRANCESCO MOLINARI, was crowned the best golf player in Europe and DUBAI, on the occasion of the DP World Championship, was the last “RACE TO DUBAI” tournament (European tour) PGA).DUBAI, through sponsorship of the European Golf Tour, is now home to the best golf courses in the world, the place to pull out the Tiger Woods in you and follow your favorite players in action at the MENA Golf Tour and Dubai Desert Classic. The pleasant weather conditions from September to May and the impressive facilities, including the only nightly golf course in the region at the Emirates Club, provide a truly memorable experience. The fully illuminated 18-hole Faldo Course floods the night sky every night for the enjoyment of fans of the sport, emphasizing the city’s successful golfing history.
RAS AL KHAIMAH, one of the 7 United Arab Emirates, also understood the potential of golf promotion. Ras Al Khaimah is the sponsor of the CHALLENGE TOUR. The final of the Challenge Tour is held at the Al Hamra club, and decrees the 25 best players, at the top of the standings who can play the European Tour RACE TO DUBAI next year. Ras Al Khaimah houses 2 championship golf courses.
Also ABU DHABI and AJMAN are not far behind and guard the internationally renowned golf courses, such as Al Zorah, built in the middle of the Mangroves of Ajman, which allows players a total immersion in the local flora and fauna. Finally, the whole region hosts numerous tournaments where you can admire the best world players in action:
On January :
– ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP (7,000,000 USD of prize money) DUBAI race venue
– OMEGA DUBAI DESERT CLASSIC ($ 3,250,000 in prize money) venue for the DUBAI race
– SAUDI INTERNATIONAL (3,500,000 USD prize money) venue of the DUBAI race
in March :
– OPEN of OMAN ($ 1,750,000 in prize money) venue of the DUBAI race
– QATAR MASTERS ($ 1,750,000 in prize money) for the DUBAI race venue
And finally on November: the DP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (8,000,000 USD of prize money) the last tournament of THE RACE TO DUBAI