DP World Tour Championship, Dubai
Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 15 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

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 breath-taking 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 131,000 sqft Clubhouse offers a variety of sports and leisure services.



Jumeirah Golf Estates
Al Fay Road via Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road
(next to the Green Community, near City Centre Mall Me’aisem)

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Makani no.: 18369 68482


Course Info


The magnificent Earth course began life as the host venue for the DP World Tour Championship in 2009 and it has not looked back. A layout that consistently delivers thrilling climaxes to the European Tour’s Race to Dubai each November, Earth has earned a place alongside the Majlis as a ‘must-play’ trophy course in Dubai.





Type of grass

- Tifeagle Bermuda grass

Height of cut

- 2.9 mm

Speed / stimpmeter reading

- 12’0’’

Any specific comments

- Large undulating greens with many varied hole locations



Type of grass

- Bermuda grass Tifway 419

Height of cut

- 10 mm

General width and contouring

- Generally quite wide

Any specific comments




Type of grass

- Tifeagle Bermuda grass

Height of cut

- 6 mm

Any specific comments




Type of grass

- Bermuda grass Tifway 419 / Overseeded with Rye grass

Height of cut - semi

- intermediate
- rough

- 30 mm

- 64 mm

- 76 mm

Any specific comments

- Last cut was on Friday at 64 mm outside the ropes



Weather in advance

- Hot, sunny and dry

Forecast for tournament

- Hot, sunny and dry




- 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

- None




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

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1WILLETT, DannyENG18-18
T2REED, PatrickUSA18-16
T4RAHM, JonESP18-14
T4OTAEGUI, AdrianESP18-14

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