Note to Editors

 

About Dubai Golf:

Dubai Golf, with its world-class golf courses and luxurious clubhouses, harbours some of the most spectacular locations for golf, events and entertainment in the Gulf. Dubai Golf's portfolio consists of the 2 most established golf resorts in the Middle East ~ Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.  Dubai Golf manages an online tee time booking system for its 3 golf courses as well as servicing a central reservations office that books golf at all the UAE golf courses.

About Emirates Golf Club:

Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour sanctioned Omega Dubai Desert Classic and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, was the first all-grass championship golf course in the Middle East when it opened in 1988.  Taking pride in its 36 holes of world-class golf, the Club sports 2 of the city's finest must-play courses; the 7301 yard par 72 Majlis course and the recently redesigned 7348 yard par 73 Faldo course.  Both courses combine the natural rolling desert terrain for serious test of golf, while the signature clubhouse, in the shape of Bedouin tents, remains the most eye-catching in the region.  The Majlis course has garnered numerous accolades over its 24 year history, the most recent of which included the 2011 ranking by Golf World magazine featuring as 'One of the world's Top 100 courses'; 'Best course Middle East' by Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2010 and the 2009 ranking by Golf Digest as one of the '100 Best Courses Outside the USA'.

About Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club:

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club is the premier golf resort in the Middle East located in the heart of Dubai. The resort  incorporates an 18 hole championship golf course, voted one of the world's 'Top 100 Must-Play Golf Courses', a 9 hole Par 3 course, golf academy, six restaurants and bars, gymnasium, tropical swimming pool, the 225-bedroom Park Hyatt Dubai, 92 residential executive villas and a 121-berth marina.

About Dubai Golf's Parent Company: wasl

wasl LLC,an asset management group, was established by Dubai Real Estate Corporation (DREC) to manage its operations. The group currently encompasses three subsidiaries including wasl Properties, wasl Hospitality and Dubai Golf to overlook its operations in various real estate and business sectors.  

Established to strengthen Dubai's success and to actively secure its growth objectives for the future, wasl LLC pursues a vision 'to value and be valued by our stakeholders'. It aims to achieve this by creating a legacy of trust and respect, by acting responsibly, and as a platform for innovation in asset management.

wasl Hospitality's portfolio comprises seven hotels managed by Starwoods and Hyatt Group with over 1,200 rooms, delivering unprecedented experience to businessmen, tourists and visitors. Dubai Golf, another active subsidiary under wasl LLC manages three world-renowned golf courses including two championships courses at the Emirates Golf Club, 'The Majlis' and 'The Faldo'  and the championship course at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.