Dubai is home to some of the world’s greatest fairways and during winter the weather conditions are a golfer’s idea of perfect. Dubai has been put on the map as a premiere golf destination thanks to the array of exquisite greens scattered across the city. There are a range of championship-standard courses for professionals looking to enhance their skills as well as amateur courses for those just starting out. Plus everything in between! Not only that but Dubai plays host to a number of world-class golfing events like Omega Dubai Desert Classic and MENA Golf Tour where you can watch professional players in action.
Where to golf in Dubai?
The Emirates Golf Club is the place to go for everything golf. You’ll find three world-class courses combining the natural desert terrain with rolling greens at The Emirates Golf Club. Majlis is the clubs’ flagship course and it was the first grass golf course in the Middle East when it opened in 1988. This 18-hole course ranks amongst the World’s Top 100 Golf Courses according to acclaimed golf magazine, Golf World. Majlis has gained its worthy reputation by hosting the European PGA Tours, Omega Dubai Desert Classic and the Ladies European Tour. Not only that but it features a challenging layout that’s tests the skills of even the best golfers. Fadlo Course is the only 18-hole course in the UAE that is fully floodlit and offers night golf. Featuring a picturesque design and the right amount of challenges you’d expect from a world-class golf course, Fadlo Course provides a memorable golfing experience. Perfect for newbies and those wanting to practice their swing, Par 3 is one of Dubai’s most immaculately preserved courses. Stretching for 1,239 yards with the gorgeous Dubai skyline in the background the course is made up of 9 holes with a short yardage between each. Par 3 is the perfect course for beginners to brush up on their game skills.
The Address Montgomerie in Emirates Hills is one of the most luxurious golfing destinations in the Middle East. A combination of luscious fairways, beautifully manicured gardens, large bunkers and man-made lakes span over 265 hectares on this course. The 18-hole links-style course was designed and named after champion golfer, Colin Montgomerie, alongside renowned golf course designer, the late Desmond Muirhead. The Address Montgomerie doesn’t just feature the 18-hole course, there’s also a practice facility for golfers to practice their swing and a golf academy for beginners to learn the ropes of golfing.
These aren’t your only options for golf in Dubai. Tee off on the stunning waterfront 18-hole golf course at the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club or test your swing at Els Club at Dubai Sports City. The golfing opportunities in Dubai are endless! Ask our Dubai Holiday Experts about golfing on our Dubai holiday.