Venue Info

Jumeirah Golf Estates is arguably one of the world’s most prestigious residential golf developments comprising a collection of individually designed homes set amidst a truly breathtaking landscape and enclosed within a secure gated community. Jumeirah Golf Estates will offer four distinctive districts which are being created to offer luxurious villa residences, many with views over Greg Norman’s Earth and Fire Championship courses. Eco-friendly and environmentally-sound principles have been adopted in the Estate’s development.

The Clubhouse presents a range of the finest offerings and facilities for golf, sports and leisure enthusiasts. Adjacent to the golf and tennis academies, the 131,00 sqft Clubhouse offers a variety of sports and leisure services.

Course Info

7706

PAR
72

SLOPE
140 

ARCHITECT
Greg Norman

OPENED
2009

RECORD

23 Nov 2012 - 62 - Justin Rose

GREENS
Type of grass - Tifeagle Bermuda grass
Height of cut - 2.8 mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading - 12’6’’
Any specific comments - Large undulating greens with many varied hole locations
FAIRWAYS
Type of grass - Bermuda grass Tifway 419
Height of cut - 10 mm
General width and contouring - Generally quite wide
TEES / COLLARS
Type of grass - Tifeagle Bermuda grass
Height of cut - 8 mm
ROUGH
Type of grass - Bermuda grass Tifway 419 / Overseeded with Rye grass
Height of cut - semi - 25 mm
- intermediate - 64 mm
- rough - 76 mm
Any specific comments - Last cut was on Friday at 70 mm outside the ropes
WEATHER
Weather in advance - Hot, sunny and dry
Forecast for tournament - Hot, sunny and dry
COURSE
Opened - 2009 for the Dubai World Championship
Course designer - Greg Norman
Special features - The course is either grass or ‘bark mulch’, no sand visible on course except for the large white marble bunkers
General playability - The large fairway bunkers can ‘confuse’ the eye on depth perception.
Undulating / flat - Flat
Tree lined / exposed -
Many / few water hazards - Water Hazards on 6, 14, 16, 17, 18, with 17th having an ‘island’ green
Changes to the course - The landscape on 18 has been extended to the right hand side of the stream for the first 100 yards
OTHER FEATURES
Any other features of the course or the event that may be of interest to web readers - Many of the green complexes have ‘run-offs’
- The course holds 99 bunkers

Card of Course

Jumeirah Golf Estates


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14454415 104437400
25583533 114401367
34452413 124476435
43245224 133204187
54407372 145626572
63186170 154371339
75572523 164486444
84461422 173195178
94499456 185620567
Out3638593528 In3638163489
7276757017


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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1RAHM, JonESP18-19
T2LOWRY, ShaneIRL18-18
T2APHIBARNRAT, KiradechTHA18-18
T4GARCIA, SergioESP18-17
T4BURMESTER, DeanRSA18-17
T4ROSE, JustinENG18-17

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