Golf in the Gulf

Abu Dhabi has a range of world-class golf courses, the most renowned of which, the Abu Dhabi Golf Club, attracts the biggest names in golf each January when it hosts the Abu Dhabi International Golf Championship. Non- professional golfing enthusiasts also have the opportunity to play on the same fairways as these golfing greats. The Al Ghazal Golf Club is another course where you can hit out a few rounds. It’s purposely built two minutes from the international airport and caters for passengers with a few hours to spare between flights. If you’re planning to enjoy Abu Dhabi for longer than a few hours, then the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is the perfect way to spend an afternoon – playing the incredible 18-hole course designed by golfing legend Gary Player. The Arabian Gulf’s only ocean course, its views of the beaches are unparalleled, and are designed so golfers will never play the same hole twice. Purposely built to avoid environmental damage, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is an ecological golfing experience for the beginner to the most experienced golfer on the green.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
Saadiyat Island. © Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority

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