The European Tour visited Asia the first time in 1989, and that's when this tournament was initially started. It has covered a long journey since then and has now become a $2.5 million event which attracts international golf stars.
The youngest player who has participated in the tournament was Rory Mcllroy (19) and the oldest was Mathew Turner, 42 years old.
- The tournament pulls golf players like Tiger Woods, Raphael Jacquelin, Alvaro Quiros and Martin Kaymer.
- Chalets can be booked which overlook the sprawling green golf course.
- Food and beverages are provided in the chalets throughout the day.
Ticket details for the 2015 event will be updated on this link a couple weeks before the tournament.
It is usually a 4-day event.
The event will be held from 26th January to 1st February in 2015. But for future tournaments, the dates may be changed.
For queries, additional information or questions, the tournament’s management can be contacted on the phone number and email address listed below;
Telephone: + 971 4 380 2112
Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road/ E 11, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
How to Get To Omega Dubai Desert Classic
The nearest bus stop to the Emirates Golf Club is Marina Metro Station and bus number F37 stops here. It is a drive of 2 minutes and at a distance of 1.7 kms, so after getting off at the station, just head northeast and take a ramp onto Sheikh Zayed Road and you’ll spot your destination. View Map.
Nakheel Metro Station 2 is at a distance of 400 m and a walk of 500 meters. Just walk northeast after getting dropped at this metro station and you’ll see the golf course on your left. View Map