Things You Need To Know About Abu Dhabi Golf Championship Event
Abu Dhabi Golf Club has been hosting the European Tour’s Abu Dhabi Golf Championship since the year 2006 and is home to one of the finest courses in the United Arab Emirates. One of the events in Abu Dhabi Golf Club is the European Tour, that is a very popular championship in the world.
The 2016 Abu Dhabi Championship saw one of the closest completes in quite a while with Rickie Fowler, Thomas Pieters, Henrik Stenson and Rory McIlroy all in dispute. Rickie proved to be the best, with an amazing score of 16 under, only one shot in front of Pieters. He was likewise wearing his trademark all orange outfit, which he wears on competition Sundays, not exactly Tiger red, but rather drawing near.
There are few things that you must know about the championship held in the Golf Club of Abu Dhabi. Let’s look at the 5 important things that you should realize about the championship
27 Holes of Championship Golf
Championship of playing Golf in Abu Dhabi get even more exciting with the fact that the Golf Club is one of the finest in the entire gulf. There are two golf courses in the golf club with 18 holes and 9 holes’ course respectively. The 18-hole championship is stretched at 7344 yards and offers a challenging match of golf for the best golfers from all around the world. If you want to experience a more relaxed golfing game, you should try the 9-hole course. This course is perfect for beginners who would like to perfect their golfing game. Even though the golf course is smaller in size, it has been cared and looked after in a similar way the 18-hole championship course.
Play under the lights at Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Forget night clubbing, night golfing is way better at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club where you can play one of the amazing golf courses in the Middle East, under the lights. The quality of the lights at the club is brilliant, which makes it easier to see the ball at night than it is during the day. You can play to a par of 36 and have a proper test of golf and have great fun playing golf, especially with a group of friends.
Enjoy Stay at Westin Abu Dhabi Hotel
One of the most luxurious Golf resort in the Middle East, the Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort has 27 holes’ championship golf exactly at its doorstep. The hotel provides luxurious accommodation facilities along with cozy restaurants, bars, and various other leisure facilities. Each room and suites in the hotel are equipped with modern amenities and services that include complimentary WI-Fi. LCD TV with 24-hour room service. The resort is just a 15-minute drive from the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Relax and Rejuvenate at the Spa
After watching the game and hitting the fairways, enjoy a relaxing time at the heavenly spa in Westin with a wide selection of treatments and massages to choose from. With the temperature of Abu Dhabi always warm or hot, having a few minutes of relaxation will help you ease out the tiredness from your body so that you can enjoy the golfing even better.
Practice at the Troon Golf Institute
Get your golf game in shape with a course at the Troon Golf Institute. The institute offers a first-class training experience with the latest swing technology and some of the best practice facilities in the Gulf. You can choose from a wide range of golf training packages, ranging from a 45-minute lesson to corporate team building training.
The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship has been announced to be conducted from 19 to 22 January this year. This tournament will be the official third tournament of the season after the events wrapped up in Australia in December and South Africa in mid-January. This year’s Golf Championship will mark the 28th edition of the tournament to be held at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club.
What are you waiting for? The dates for the tournament is out where you can join some of the best golfers’ battle in the world, fighting for the Falcon Trophy.