Saadiyat Beach Golf Club to host Challenge Tour event in May

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club to host Challenge Tour event in May

Saadiyat Seaside Golf Club will host the second of back-to-back Challenge Tour occasions in Abu Dhabi in May possibly.

The Road to Mallorca, the season-extensive race on what is ordinarily viewed as as European golf’s 2nd tier, returns to the UAE for the initially time in five decades, with the Abu Dhabi Challenge initially up at Abu Dhabi Golfing Club from April 27-30.

The circuit then moves to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club from May possibly 4-7, as aspect of the European Tour group’s very long-expression partnership with the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF).

In a assertion launched on Wednesday, Jamie Hodges, Head of Challenge Tour, reported: “I am delighted that the superb Saadiyat Seashore Golf Club will host our second UAE party on the 2023 Road to Mallorca.

“The UAE has presented us with numerous memorable times considering the fact that our to start with take a look at to the location in 2013, which includes the pinnacle of our 2018 season, when the Problem Tour Grand Closing was held at Al Hamra Golfing Club in Ras Al Khaimah.

“We give special thanks to the Emirates Golfing Federation and the DP Planet Tour because these two new occasions in Abu Dhabi have been produced achievable by their extensive-term partnership, which is aimed at establishing golfing in the UAE.

“I am also grateful to our sponsors and all at Saadiyat Seaside Golf Club for their enable and hospitality. By our collective partnership and teamwork, our users will be taken care of to a initial-class event and an function that will be eagerly predicted on the Challenge Tour schedule.”

General Abdallah Al Hashmi, vice chairman of the EGF, which sanctions all novice and skilled golfing situations and things to do in the UAE, reported: “As 1 of the 1st beachfront classes in Abu Dhabi, the Gary Player-made Saadiyat Seaside Golfing Club lends itself perfectly to existing the soaring stars of qualified golfing on the Problem Tour with a considerable problem, and will give an superb showcase of golfing this coming May perhaps.

“Hosting the second Obstacle Tour event at Saadiyat Beach Golfing Club is essential for the Emirates Golf Federation and UAE golf. Having back-to-back activities in Abu Dhabi will permit the players and tour to give exposure to wonderful infrastructure that is in position below in Abu Dhabi.

“With equally venues confirmed [Abu Dhabi Golf Club and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club] we can now aim on overall performance and player enhancement utilizing these gatherings as a pathway for the EGF invites and countrywide team gamers.”

Up-to-date: February 22, 2023, 11:38 AM