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Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final hosted by Al Badia Golf Club
Al Badia Golf Club by Intercontinental
Dubai Festival City
P.O. Box 79126
Tel: + 971 (0) 4 60 10 101
Fax: + 971 (0) 4 60 10 102

Location: East Dubai

Nearest Airport: Dubai International Airport, 10mins

Golf Course Website:

Entries Close: Wednesday 22nd October
            European Challenge Tour
Wentworth Drive
Virginia Water
GU25 4LX
Tel: + 44 (0)1344 840400
Fax: + 44 (0)1344 840500

Contact: Alain de Soultrait – Director

Al Badia GC by Intercontinental
Dubai Festival City
PO Box 79126

Contact: James Shippey

Provision nets and a golf simulator, kindly sponsored by the R&A for the week of the tournament, will be operational at the following times:-

 Wednesday 5 November : 1000 – 1600

 Thursday 6 November : 1000 – 1600

 Friday 7 November : 1000 – 1600

 Saturday 8 November : 1000 – 1400


Everyone welcome to come down to Al Badia to take advantage of a free lesson from a PGA Professional.


The Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final hosted by Al Badia Golf Club is the season-ending grand finale and is the culmination of the 2014 Challenge Tour season which takes in 27 tournaments played across 21 different countries offering a total prize fund of €6,328,000.

Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental will welcome the top 45 players on the Challenge Tour Rankings following the previous week’s National Bank of Oman Golf Classic to compete for not only the prestigious title but a coveted spot in the top 15 on the Challenge Tour Rankings to earn a card for the 2014/2015 European Tour season.


Type of grass - Paspalum Sea Isle 2000
Height of cut - 2.4mm
Speed/Stimpmeter reading - 10'5"
Any specific comments - Good for pin positions as not too undulating.

Type of grass - Paspalum Sea Isle 1.
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - 35/40yds. Gentle undulating.

Type of grass -   Paspalum Sea Isle 1
Height of cut - Tees - 6mm

Type of grass - Paspalum Sea Isle 1
Height of cut
- Intermediate: 25mm 
- rough: 72 mm

Weather in advance - Sunny with temperatures between 28 – 36C.
Forecast for tournament - Sunny.  Breezy in the afternoon with temperatures between 26 – 34C.

Opened - 2006
Course designer - Robert Trent Jones III
Treelined/Exposed - Oasis Landscape
Undulating / flat - Gentle undulating
Many / few water hazards - 9 very much in play.

9 holes with water in play


Card Of Course

Al Badia GC by InterContinental

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14408373 104386353
24461422 113184168
33224205 124447409
44481440 135598547
55632578 144362331
64390357 153217198
73192176 164402368
85562514 174419383
94444406 185568519
Out3637943471 In3635833276

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1HEBERT, BenjaminFRA18-12
3FARR, OliverWAL18-6
4AN, Byeong-hunKOR18-5
T5JOANNES, HuguesBEL18-4
T5TADINI, AlessandroITA18-4

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