Venue Info

Emirates Golf Club
PO Box 24040
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 380 2222
Fax: +971 4 380 1555

Location: 10 miles south west of city centre

Nearest Airport: Dubai (30 mins)

Golf Course Website: www.dubaigolf.com

Tournament Website:
                Adrian Flaherty
General Manager
"golf in DUBAI"
P O Box 119813
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +9714 380 2112
Fax: +9714 380 2002
Email: adrian.flaherty@golfindubai.org

Course Info

Type of grass - Tif Eagle Bermuda overseeded with Poa Trivialis
Height of cut - 2.85mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11'8" (Monday)
Any specific comments - generally flat greens but very true

Type of grass - 419 Bermuda overseeded with Pernennial Rye
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - around 25-30m wide with sweeping contours and slight doglegs on most holes

Tees / collars
Type of grass - 419 Bermuda overseeded with Perennial Rye
Height of cut 10mm

Type of grass - 419 Bermuda overseeded with Perennial Rye
Height of cut - semi 32mm, intermediate 64mm, rough 75mm (last cut Tuesday evening)

Weather in advance - windy and warm
Forecast for tournament - temperatures rising to around 26°C on Wednesday but a cold front will bring the chance of some scattered showers on Thursday, but conditions should improve again for the weekend

Opened - 1988
Course designer - Karl Litten
Special features - stunning clubhouse which has been completely refurbished for 2011
General playability - always regarded by Tour players as a tough but fair test
Undulating / flat - minor undulations through the old sand dunes
Tree lined / exposed - a number of trees and shrubs around the course
Many / few water hazards - water comes into play on 10 holes
Changes to the course - none

Card of Course

Emirates GC

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14458419 105549502
24351321 113169155
35568519 124467427
43188172 135550503
54451412 144434397
64485443 153190174
73186170 164425389
84459420 174359328
94463423 185564516
Out3536093299 In3737073391

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1QUIROS, AlvaroESP18-11
T2HANSEN, AndersDEN18-10
T4GONNET, Jean-BaptisteFRA18-9
T4VELASCO, AlvaroESP18-9

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