Emirates Golf Club
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Emirates Golf Club overview
Established in 1988, the Emirates Golf Club is a must-play if you choose Dubai as the destination for your next golf holiday. The club has built itself an excellent global reputation which is based upon providing all golfers with the best possible golf experience throughout their visit. It's unsurprising that the club is the yearly host of the prestigious Omega Dubai Desert Classic and the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic.
The club has received large amounts of investment in recent years and golfers who visit can expect nothing but the best facilities, top-notch service, and incredible course conditioning. Emirates Golf Club boasts an onsite two supreme onsite golf courses, a comprehensive health & fitness centre, the Peter Cowen golf academy, a fully stocked pro shop, and even TopGolf. Plus, there are multiple onsite bars and restaurants for you and your group to enjoy, offering a mix of fine and casual dining, suitable for all tastes.
The Emirates Golf Club can certainly be considered as one of Dubai’s best clubs and with its two superb golf courses, it is unsurprising to learn that its popularity has led it to be a host of numerous professional and amateur tournaments. Both the Majlis Course and Faldo Course are special and offer a quality golf experience well worth a visit when in Dubai.
The Majlis Course is known as the flagship course, a challenging 7,301-yard par-72 known for its immense length, challenging tee shots and lightning-fast greens. Designed by Karl Litten the course was built on the dunes on the edge of the city of Dubai, meaning the course has some beautiful natural undulations you are unlikely to find anywhere else.
Originally opened in 1996 under the name the Wadi Course, Nick Faldo redesigned the course in 2005 and it was thusly renamed the Faldo Course. Measuring at 7,052-yards par-72 the course is characterised by its perfect use the natural surroundings, plus, its LED floodlights mean you can play this incredible course at any time of day!
Golf courses at Emirates Golf Club
Opened in 1988, the Majlis Course was nicknamed “The Desert Miracle” when it became Dubai’s first all-grass championship course. The Majlis Course has developed a worthy reputation worldwide as a testing layout for even the best golfers. The course features hundreds of indigenous species of flora and fauna, beautifully complemented by meandering fairways and seven fresh and saltwater lakes.
The Faldo Course designed by the man himself is destined to become a classic. Built on naturally rugged terrain, the course bears many of the hallmarks of Faldo’s other designs, such as the varied tee shots and deceptive bunkers. There is a natural wadi that runs the length of the course, which often comes into play without being classified as a hazard, another feature that sets this course apart. This is a magnificent course that provides a test for all levels of golfer.
Accommodation near Emirates Golf Club
Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort
This hotel is perfect if you are looking for a luxury golf holiday in Dubai. It boasts a fabulous beach location near some of the top golf courses.
Staying in the Media Rotana allows you to experience 5-star luxury set near some of Dubai’s most impressive golf courses and iconic attractions. The perfect location to enjoy your golf holiday in the magnificent Arabian Gulf.
Grand Hyatt Dubai
The Grand Hyatt Dubai is one of the finest, most luxurious hotels in the region, making it a perfect destination for a truly memorable golf holiday.
Vida Emirates Hills
The upmarket Vida Emirates Hills in Dubai contains 160 luxurious rooms across 13 different levels. This sleek, modern hotel has a contemporary design and a range of restaurants and facilities to satisfy all guests’ needs.