Play for less: The best summer golf deals in Dubai

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There’s some top golf deals to play for this summer…

For keen golfers, summer is a particularly troublesome time of year in Dubai, with vast and open golf courses offering little respite from the rising temperatures. However, if some of you are still clinging to those early morning or straight-from-work golfing hours, there are some top summer deals that will save you a significant sum from the usual rates.

Remember, it’s always best to book online to get the best deals.

Here are the best summer golf deals in Dubai.

Dubai Creek & Yacht Club

 

Weekdays: From Dhs200

Weekends: From Dhs225

Valid: Throughout summer

This course is a great one for a leisurely round of golf ,with a softly sloping terrain that weaves around the numerous lakes with palm trees giving that on-holiday feeling. You can now play from Dhs200 during the day, which is a Dhs500 saving from the usual price.

Par: 72, Holes: 18, Yards: 6967

Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Baniyas Rd, Dubai, daily 8am to 2am, from Dhs200 per player. Tel: (04) 295 6000. dubaigolf.com

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The Faldo Course

Weekdays: From Dhs195 night, Dhs295 day

Weekends: From Dhs195 night, Dhs395 day

Valid: Throughout summer

The Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club is a firm favourite amongst Dubai golfers for its central location, awesome skyline views and relaxed course. It’s also now got LED floodlights so you can play later on in the evening, which is always handy in this summer heat.

Par: 72, Holes: 18, Yards: 7052

Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, open daily 6am to 9pm, from Dhs195 per player. Tel: (04) 417 9999. dubaigolf.com

The Majlis

Weekdays: From Dhs315

Weekends: From Dhs315

Valid: Throughout summer

The Majlis is the other golf course at Emirates Golf Club and is intended for the more advanced golfer, with pros such as Tiger Woods having played there. Built around sand dunes, with seven lakes, both freshwater and saltwater, it proves quite a testing course for even experienced golfers. It’s now priced from Dhs315, down from Dhs905.

Par: 72, Holes: 18, Yards: 7301

Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, daily, 6am to 9pm, from Dhs315 per player. Tel: (04) 417 9999. dubaigolf.com

Dubai Hills Golf Club

Weekdays: From Dhs350

Weekends: From Dhs425

Valid: Until September 30

The Dubai Hills Golf Club course features large contoured fairways and undulating greens. Until September 30, you can play for Dhs350 on weekdays (down from Dhs450 in the winter months) and Dhs425 at the weekend – just be sure to book online.

Par: 72, Holes: 18, Yards: 7283

Dubai Hills Golf Club, Dubai Hills Estate, Dubai, 6am to 8pm, from Dhs350 per player, valid ’til September 30. Tel: (04) 3627555. dubaihillsgolfclub.com

Address Montgomerie Golf Club

Weekdays: From Dhs295

Weekends: From Dhs315

Valid: Throughout summer

An old favourite for keen golf enthusiasts in Dubai, the Address Montgomerie proves an enjoyably challenging course, with an undulating landscape and plenty of lakes to test your ability. It has awesome views of the Dubai skyline too.

Par: 72, Holes: 18, Yards: 656

The Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills, Dubai, daily 6am to 9pm, from Dhs295 per player. Tel: (04) 363 1276. themontgomerie.com/golf

The Earth Course

Weekdays: From Dhs230

Weekends: From Dhs215

Valid: Throughout summer

The Earth course has impressive terrain, inspired by the parklands of Europe and North America. It also plays host to the DP World Tour Championship Dubai, which is the yearly-anticipated culmination of The Race to Dubai and European Tour Season.

Par: 72, Holes: 18, Yards: 7672

Jumeirah Golf Estates, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, from Dhs215 per player. Tel: (04) 818 2000. dubaigolf.com

The Fire Course

Weekdays: From Dhs200

Weekends: From Dhs200

Valid: Througout summer

The Fire course is a little tougher than it’s Earth counterpart at Jumeriah Golf Estates, with smoother landscaped lines reducing visibility somewhat. It’s a fantastic one to go for if you want to challenge yourself.

Jumeirah Golf Estates, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, from Dhs200 player. Tel: (04) 818 2000. dubaigolf.com

The Els Club

Weekdays: From Dhs195 night, from Dhs290 day

Weekends: From Dhs205 night, from Dhs345 day

Valid: Until September 14

Designed by Ernie Els, former US Open and Open Championship winner, this highly-regarded course is a brilliantly challenging course, with the greens stretching out across a desert landscape. It’s best to book online in advance for the best deals either on their website.

Par: 72, Holes: 18, Yards: 7500

The Els Club, Dubai Sports City, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, daily 6am to 11.30pm, from Dhs195 per player. Tel: (04) 425 100. elsclubdubai.com

Jebel Ali Resorts Golf

Weekdays: From Dhs205 (9 Holes) Dhs280 (18 Holes)

Weekends: From Dhs210 (9 Holes) Dhs310 (18 Holes)

Valid: Until September 30

This spectacular course set within the grounds of JA The Resort in Jebel Ali has played host to a number of well-known figures in the golf world including Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Greg Norman. With stunning sea views and a saltwater lake, it makes for a relaxing game – just don’t be surprised to see the odd peacock wandering over the freeways.

Par: 36, Holes: 9, Yards: 6375

JA Resorts & Hotels, Jebel Ali, Dubai, May to Sep 6.30am until nightfall, Oct to April 7am onwards, Dhs205 per player. Tel: (04) 399 4444. jaresortshotels.com/golf

The Track, Meydan Golf

Weekdays: From Dhs130

Weekends: From Dhs150

Valid: Until September 30

With amazing views of the Dubai skyline, this course at Meydan is extremely welcoming for any golf ability, even if you’re a beginner. With the course meandering through 6 natural lakes, you’ll really get a feel for the game and as the course is floodlit, you can play at night too. There’s also a driving range, short game area and a putting green – so you’re covered however much time you’ve got.

Par: 36, Holes: 9, Yards: 3600

The Track, Meydan Golf, Al Meydan Road, Dubai, daily 6.30am to 11pm, Dhs130 per player. Tel: (04) 381 3733. meydangolf.com

The Trump International Golf Course

Weekdays: From Dhs295

Weekends: From Dhs349

Valid: Until August 31

Designed by American golf course architect, Gilbert Hanse, the Trump International Golf Course is great to take guests too. The course is beautifully designed, with lots of elevation changes to challenge you. It’s also floodlit so playing at night is no problem. The Clubhouse is pretty impressive too.

Par: 71, Holes: 18, Yards: 7300

The Trump International Golf Course, DAMAC Hills, Al Hebiah Third District, Dubai, daily 6am to 11pm, Dhs295. Tel: (04) 245 3939. trumpgolfdubai.com

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