Gallery2- The Saadiyat Beach Golf Club(SBGC) @ Abu Dhabi is a Gary Player designed 7806 yard ,Par 72 ,18 hole layout located in Abu Dhabi .It plays to a more sedate 7268 yards from the Gold tees
Gallery3- The Abu Dhabi golf club is home to the annual Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, a European PGA Tour event .View of the 18th hole with the iconic clubhouse - a winged falcon perched atop a golf ball
Gallery4 -The Yas Links has won innumerable awards since it opened in 2010 & is ranked in the TOP 100 courses in the world.View of the 5th hole
Gallery5 -A round of golf at Saadiyat will expose you to the extremes of wind but will also allow you to spot Mountain Gazelles, Dolphins & turtles
Gallery6-The 12th hole at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club.Another tight Par 3 with water guarding the front & bunkers at the back & right
Gallery7-Nestled on the western shores of Yas Island this 7450 yard , Par 72 layout has sparkling coastline views of the Arabian Gulf – indeed 8 run right up along the coastline.View of the 13th hole
Gallery8-While the Saadiyat course has only 67 bunkers , their sheer size will keep your sand wedge busy & test your fairway bunker play expertise
Gallery9-The Abu Dhabi course is a 7334 yard ,Par 72 layout with over 90 bunkers & designed by Peter Harradine
About this Package
Golf in Abu Dhabi had made rapid strides over the last few years & today it boasts possibly 3 of the Top 5 courses in the UAE !!! Play the championship Abu Dhabi golf course – home to the season opening event on the European PGA tour – this event & course put Abu Dhabi on the golf map. Then play 2 amazing courses – the Yas Links – which is the UAE’s first true links course & has been voted as the best course in the UAE on many a occasion ever since it opened in 2010. Follow that up with a round at the Gary Player designed Saadiyat beach golf course – the first golf course that runs along the sea in the UAE & at 7806 yards is the longest course in the Emirates and also has a mind boggling 340 yard plus bunker on one of its hole. What put Abu Dhabi on the golf map is the Abu Dhabi Golf championship that is staged at the Abu Dhabi golf course (ADGC) – this event is currently sponsored by HSBC as is a season opening event on the European tour. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE & the oil rich emirate has transformed large tracts of land into lush green fairways & greens. Home to 7 golf courses – 5 of them are 18 hole layouts. Golfers in Abu Dhabi city can now experience a championship course, a links course, a sea side course. The other 2 courses in Abu Dhabi are unique too – one is built around a race track in the city center (9 hole Abu Dhabi city club) & the other is a 18 hole sand course – The Al Ghazal club. There are 2 more courses outside Abu Dhabi city at AL Ain (a very pretty 18 hole course awaits golfers at the Al Ain golf & equestrian club) & a small 9 hole sand course at Al Ruwaais Golf in Abu Dhabi is also expensive, but the quality of the courses you will play makes up for that.
Take this 5N/6 day holiday & play 3 of the Top courses in Abu Dhabi. You have a choice of 3, 4 & 5 star hotels to choose from. The city offers you a large variety of sightseeing, culinary, cultural & other delights. Read more in our other sections & photo gallery.
Note : No Caddy’s on these courses. Buggies come with GPS in most courses. These are WEEKDAY GOLF ROUNDS Thursday /Friday & Saturday are typically WEEKENDS here & there is a SUMMER RATE (MAY to Sept & cheaper) & a WINTER RATE (OCT TO APR & expensive).
Brief note on ABU DHABI : One of the 7 emirates in the UAE, the city Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE. This island capital is characterized by its signature Corniche, which fronts the amazing turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. You can stroll, cycle, roller-blade or drive along the Corniche for a journey to the tip where the majestic Emirates Palace – one of the world’s most opulent hotels sits on 1.3 kilometres of pristine beach. Saadiyat Island & Yas Island are the 2 new developments that are changing the skyline of Abu Dhabi as they focus on creating a new lifestyle & luxury environment with development of entertainment,sports, leisure, culture & educational attractions. Abu Dhabi is an island joined to the mainland by the Maqta and Mussafah Bridges.
From May 1st/May 15th, 2013 onwards Special Summer pricing kicks. Amazing deals start at only 859 USD per person (say from OCT 2013 to APRIL 2014)
No of days – 5N / 6 Days with 3 rounds of WEEKDAY GOLF ROUNDS
Type of trip – Golfing only
How to travel around (internal) – By bus /coach
When to go – Oct to March is the best time
Currency – 1 USD = 3.67 AED as of SEPT 2012 (Dirhams)
YAS LINKS – A 18 hole, 7450 yard links style course ths is designed by Kyle Phillips, one of the world’s leading golf course designers. Voted among the ‘Top 10 New International Golf Courses’ by the influential US publication Golf Magazine this is currently a TOP 100 in the World golf course. With a stunning location it has 8 seaside greens & 112 bunkers, Windy, tough roughs, water in play & with a true links style design it plays to a 75.9/141 rating – a tough course with breathtaking vista’s.
Saadiyat – Designed by golfing legend Gary Player, the SBGC (Saadiyat Beach Golf Club) its the first and only beachfront course in the UAE, around one-third of the course commands spectacular views of the Gulf’s glittering, crystal waters fringed by the pristine white sand. The course weaves in and out of nine five-star hotels lining the beach. The course is set in a 317 acre & is a 7806 yard, Par 72,18 hole, beach / links style Championship golf course featuring 3 lakes and 67 bunkers.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club – Built over a 162 hectare (400 acre) area the ADGC is now a glabally recognized course. An oasis of tranquility carved out of the desert, it offers one of the most luxurious golf resort experiences in the Middle East. The 27-hole championship course weaves through undulating terrain that features pockets of palms, ornamental trees and shrubs, as well as seven spectacular saltwater lakes. The par-72, 7,500-yard Championship course provides a tough-but-fair challenge with 18 holes of lush fairways, strategically placed bunkers and generous greens.Its a Peter Harradine design.