Dubai Desert Classic 2025

Thu 16 Jan 2025 - Sun 19 Jan 2025

The Dubai Desert Classic will once again return to the stunning Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club in the UAE after a fantastic win from Rory McIlroy, celebrating his record fourth Desert Classic win.

Be there in 2024 to witness golfing greatness as the Dubai Desert Classic attracts an elite field of the world's top players. The event consistently features golfing legends and rising stars, providing a rare opportunity to watch exceptional talent compete in the stunning setting of the Arabian desert. The tournament is known for its impressive prize money, top-notch facilities, and the iconic backdrop of the Dubai skyline.

Dubai also offers a rich tapestry of culture and experiences. Attendees can explore the city's modern marvels, vibrant markets, and traditional heritage sites, creating a well-rounded and enriching visit.

Or why not add a round of golf or two? Dubai in January climate is ideal for golf. With sunny skies and comfortable temperatures, golfers can enjoy their time on the course without the challenges of inclement weather.

Open today 8am - 7pm
  • Experience the thrill of live tournament golf
  • Play the tournament course straight after the event
  • Watch the world's greatest players
  • Play Dubai's world class golf courses
  • Enjoy the winter sun in Dubai
  • Bespoke packages to suit your needs

Experience tournament golf in Dubai

This DP World Tour event was the first-ever to be held in the United Arab Emirates back in 1989 and has been staged every year since at the Emirates Golf Club all bar two (1999 and 2000) when it moved to Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.

Over the year's it has become widely recognised with legends such a Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal winning the title. This has certainly helped to attract more spectators and sponsorship to promote Golf in Dubai, in fact, the UAE is now home to six tour events.

The Dubai Desert Classic is one of the most exciting golf tournaments to attend with far more to do than just watch the golf! Discover the Tournament Town which offers free entertainment for families all week. There are lot's going on for adults too, with bars, live music, and exciting Dubai food pop-ups serving a wide selection of options.

More about golf in Dubai...

Dubai is home to three of the world's Top 100 Golf Courses, and with its vibrant culture and extensive range of hotel resorts, beach clubs, shopping malls, and world-class restaurants, Dubai has something for everyone.

Golf in Dubai is forever evolving, the quality and diversity of the courses are quite extraordinary: you've got desert golf, mature parkland-style golf and beachfront golf.

With 12 courses to choose from, golf in Dubai guarantees the ultimate tournament experience where you will be treated like one of the pros. The staff will go out of their way to ensure they cater to your every need from the second you arrive to the moment you leave. The courses are kept in pristine condition through the year, notably during the prestigious DP World Tour events.

Play like the pros!

Experience tournament conditions just like the world's greatest with a tee time after the tournament concludes.

Tournament tickets

Guaranteed tickets to the Dubai Desert Classic are included in all packages.

Extend your stay

Why not extend your stay and soak up the winter sun in Dubai rather than heading home?

Experienced experts

We have been offering trips to the biggest golf tournaments for many years, and know how to deliver a memorable experience.

You're in good hands with our specialist Tournaments Team

We have a team dedicated to making every tournament experience an unforgettable one.

Whether it’s your first tournament or your 100th, our team will guide you every step of the way. They’ll use first-hand knowledge to help you experience the world’s best golf tournaments.

Open today 8am - 7pm

Things to do in Dubai

Over the last decade, Dubai has become one of the most in-demand and lavish golf destinations on the planet.

It's not only the golf that attracts our customers to Dubai, but also the wide selection of shops, theme parks and impressive architecture which forms the iconic skyline!

Well renowned as a family-friendly city, the wide range of theme-park attractions including the IMG Worlds of Adventure- the biggest indoor theme park on the planet, accompanies the impressive skyline, drawing more and more visitors every year. For those looking to soak up some culture, why not check out the Dubai Souks or Global Village?

Experience the thrill of tournament golf
Our customers say...

"It was great to play a course that you know well from the TV, the course is fair and will test most aspects of your game, in great condition too!"


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Can’t decide or have a special request?

We offer experiences to suit everyone. From playing the tournament course to watching golf’s most illustrious events with green-side hospitality.

If you have any special requests - such as playing some golf of your own – simply ask one of our specialists.

Open today 8am - 7pm

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