The Emirates Golf Club opened in 1988 as the first grass golf course in the Middle East. There are two championship courses at the club – the Majlis Course was the original course with The Faldo Course opened in 1996 as ‘The Wadi’ before being redesigned by Nick Faldo in 2006. The club also has a Par 3 course and driving range.
The Dubai Desert Classic is a European Tour event held annually on the Majlis Course, with with former winners including Seve Ballesteros, Ernie Els, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy
Par: 72 (Majlis Course) & 72 (The Faldo Course)
Location & Travel to Emirates Golf Club
The Emirates Golf Club is located 25 kilometres south of downtown Dubai, opposite Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City and close to Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah.
Airport – The Dubai International Airport is the primary airport in the UAE, being the hub for the country’s flag carrier – Emirates, as well as the low-cost carrier flydubai. There are over 140 airlines that offer flights to over 270 destinations across all continents of the world from the airport.
The airport is about 35 kilometres north of the club and can be reached by car in about 25 minutes or about 50 minutes on the metro (see below).
Driving & Parking – There is an array of parking space at the club, lying not far off Sheikh Zayed Road (the E11 highway) when driving from downtown Dubai.
Metro – The Nakheel metro station is located directly outside the club’s main entrance.
Taxi – A taxi ride from downtown Dubai to the club will cost around 30 AED and take 20-25 minutes.
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Playing at Emirates Golf Club
Playing at either course requires a handicap of 28 for men or 36 for Ladies, with the green fees starting at around 600 AED.
To book your tee time and to check prices click here.