The United Arab Emirates is rapidly turning out to be a popular golf destination as the country is house to some of the most fantastic and lavish golf courses on the planet. From the driving ranges in the Hatta desert to the picturesque Emirates Golf Club, the view is unparalleled and facilities are second to none. The international golfers always love to come back to Dubai to showcase their skills at the European Tour tournament. The constant visits of some of the best golfers in the world like Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods has inspired the local lads to take up the sport. There are many other young golfers who are taking golf lessons in Dubai. Some of them will certainly be able to make their mark on the international golf scene in the times to come.
In the month of October, the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) carried out a DP World-funded Arabic Schools Initiative with an aim to prepare a pool of young and upcoming homegrown golfers. The program is also assisted by the European Tour and was officially launched last year. Its first phase saw the EGF giving “Golf Taster” sessions to over 3,000 students of six schools in the United Arab Emirates. All those sports are bound to get their roots firm in the society which are popular among the youth and whose infrastructure is sustainable. The golf authorities in Dubai have made all the necessary arrangements to make golf a popular sport among the youngsters and the developing pool of young golfers is set to give Dubai a great reputation in the world of golf.
Furthermore, the PGA Tour now culminates in Dubai while the sport’s international governing body is building the Center of Excellence to move its headquarter to none other than Dubai. All of this is turning Dubai into the world’s most sought-after golfing destinations. So the next time when you visit Dubai, you have a lot more to experience than to enjoy the luxurious seven-star hotels, world’s highest structures, man-made amazingly outrageous islands, and dancing it out in some of the most awesome night clubs. Nothing of this would be complete without teeing off in one of the several golf courses in Dubai. It would be even perfect, if you plan your next trip to Dubai to the time when it will be hosting the PGA Tour’s year-ending tournament. Click on the link to find out more about the Dubai golf tournament.