- Designed by European Golf Design, the 18-hole par-72 championship course will challenge golfers at all levels
- Located in the heart of Dubai Hills Estate, a joint venture between Meraas and Emaar, the course spans an area of 1.2 million square metres
Dubai, UAE; September 23, 2018: Tee off to a brand-new golfing experience at the Dubai Hills Estate, the serene, lush lifestyle destination, developed as a joint venture by Emaar Properties and Meraas, and located only 15 minutes from Downtown Dubai and City Walk.
The construction of the 18-hole par-72 championship golf course designed by European Golf Design of Dubai Hills Golf Club is complete with work on the clubhouse marking brisk progress. Offering a challenge to golfers of all handicaps, it is billed to become one of the key golfing destinations in the Middle East region. The golf course is set on 119 hectares (about 1.2 million square metres) – nearly the size of 63 football fields – and meanders through a series of valleys and wadis, and around a network of lakes to create a stunning golfing experience. It is set against the striking Downtown Dubai skyline adding to the sense of grandeur with the iconic Burj Khalifa in the backdrop.
Adding to the choice of residents in Dubai Hills Estate, one of the most sought-after residential destinations in the city, Dubai Hills Golf Club is central to the mega-development’s lifestyle ethos. With numerous premium villas and townhouses set around the golf course, residents become part of a lush-green community.
A destination for those who seek to live in active and green environment, Dubai Hills Estate is a fully integrated community that offers residents access to world-class choices. The Dubai Hills Golf Club adds to an array of attractions including the Dubai Hills Mall, which will offer over 650 retail and F&B outlets, family entertainment, a cineplex and hypermarket, and a vibrant Boulevard, which offers diverse social experiences including cafes, restaurants, recreational facilities, art studios and retail options.
A differentiating strength of Dubai Hills Golf Club is the exceptionally designed Academy Building, which sits at the heart of the spacious floodlit practice facility. It will serve as a service point for golfers arriving early and will feature two golf studios, teaching bays and an F&B kiosk. The practice facility also includes a 220-metre long warm up area with multiple target greens designed to allow golfers to practice shots from wedge up to medium-long irons before going out to play.
The warm up area can also be converted into a 9-hole short course in the evenings. Additionally, the facility will include a dedicated short game area where golfers can hone their chipping and a large practice putting green. The course will be maintained using recycled water and has been planted with Platinum TE Paspalum (greens) and Pure Dynasty Seeded Paspalum (tees and fairways) along with a wide array of lush desert landscaping.
Located at the crossroads of Al Khail and Umm Suqeim Roads, Dubai Hills Estate is one of the largest master-planned communities in the city. Offering a unique opportunity to live a serene lifestyle in the heart of Dubai, Dubai Hills Estate offers breath-taking views of the iconic Dubai skyline, in addition to parks and other lifestyle amenities.