Emirates Golf Federation

The Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) was formed in 1996 and is the Governing Body for Amateur Golf in the United Arab Emirates. It is overseen by a Board of Directors under the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare and is affiliated to the R&A of St. Andrews, IGF, USGA, the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation, the GCC Golf Committee and the Arab Golf Federation.

The EGF provide the official golf handicap system within the UAE through golfers card, they also sanction the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, DP World Championship and Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

EGF is a non-profit making organisation that has a 3 fold mission statement:

  • Increase the awareness of golf in U.A.E
  • Junior National Programme
  • National Golf Team

Click here to view the EGF Handicap System

To find out more about how to apply for your EGF handicap please contact info@ugagolf.com or visit egfgolf.com