Dubai is the one-stop destination offering something for everyone what ever activity they are interested in, whether they want to visit the most iconic tourist spots, enjoy spending time in the multitude of shopping malls, pampering themselves in the cities spas, there are endless opportunities for anyone.
If sport is an interest, the amazing weather in Dubai that encourages outdoor activities, make it ideal to go to one of the fantastic golf courses and play a few rounds of golf. If you are looking to take a short round with friends or improve your handicap, then take a look at some you may want to visit.
Dubai Creek Golf And Yacht Club
Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club is a great place to go for both advanced players and beginners alike. While at the course, beginners can opt for a 9 hole Par 3 golf course where they can improve their short game and for advanced players, go for a round at the 18 hole Championship Course.
The Els Club
Designed by former US Open and Open Championship winner, Ernie Els, The Els Club offers four sets of tees, where golfers can enjoy playing holes of different lengths.
Dubai Hills Golf Club
Managed by Troon Golf, Dubai Hills Golf Club is a great place to play an 18 hole, par 72 round of golf. Delight in a stunning view of the Burj Khalifa while playing a great game of golf on a great course, that will have you coming back for more.
Trump International Golf Club
Featuring two courses, the Championship Course at Trump International Golf Club has 18 holes and also features water hazards that make the course a great test for pros. A Par 3 Course with 9 holes is also available for beginners to learn, during the day or at night.
Jumeirah Golf Estates
Inspired by the elements, the Jumeirah Golf Estates is home to two courses, the Fire Course and the Earth Course. The Fire Course is great for golfers of all abilities with each tee changes in length, direction and elevation. The Earth Course is designed according to the parklands in Europe and North America and is known for their changing angles from each tee.
Meydan Golf is the best place to visit for beginners and pros alike. Enjoy playing an 18 hole Championship Course that features floodlights for night time play. Each hole offers golfers five different tee options, giving the option to play either two Par 5 courses, five Par 4 courses and two Par 3 courses with six lakes.
JA The Resort Golf Course
Part of and located at JA Resorts and Hotels, JA the Resort Golf Course features an 18 hole course. The course also features a saltwater lake that comes into play every 5 holes as well as four tee options for endless playing.
Arabian Ranches Golf Club
Known for being the only desert-style golf course in Dubai, the Arabian Ranches Golf Course features an 18 hole course. Managed by Troon Golf, the golf course was designed by Ian Baker-Finch and offers natural shrubs and bushes to play in.
Emirates Golf Club
One of the most popular golf courses in Dubai, Emirates Golf Club is home to three courses, the Majlis Course, the Faldo Course and the Par 3 Course, which is a beginner-friendly course. The Majlis Course was the first grass course in the Middle East and has since been tested out by many top golfers. Similar to the Majlis Course, the Faldo Course has 18 holes and is a great place to play during the day or the night, as LED floodlights have been embedded at the course.
Montgomerie Golf Club
Montgomerie Golf Club, situated at Emirates Hills offers golfers with an 18 hole Championship Course, with green landscapes and lakes. Water features have also been added to make the course more challenging.