Jumeirah Golf Estates is one of the most famous places for golf in Dubai. This luxury golf community is surrounded by luxury homes amidst two courses designed by Greg Norman. Jumeirah Golf also hosts the DP World Tour Championship of the European Tour which is played on the Earth Course. This course was inspired by the famous parkland courses of Europe and North America. The other course, the Fire Course, is a challenging course designed with an eye for the natural landscape and suitable for players of all levels.
Jumeirah Golf Estates opened its doors in 2009 and is set in 1,119 hectares of beautiful green landscape. It consists of 16 unique communities, overlooking two of the world's best golf courses and offers a wide range of facilities including dining options, a modern golf academy, driving ranges, a pro shop and much more.
As host of the annual DP World Tour Championship and home to the Middle East's only European Tour Performance Institute, Jumeirah Golf Estates rivals the best golf destinations in the world.
The Fire Course was designed by Greg Norman. The idea was that the course would blend into the natural desert landscape. This has worked out very well and the Fire Course is a tough challenge for golfers of all levels. While the Earth Course uses bright colours to create contrast, the Fire Course is more refined.
The course is surrounded by a …
Earth course 2/2
The Earth course has hosted the DP World Tour Championship, the final event of the Race to Dubai, for many years. This clean-cut course takes its inspiration from the famous parkland courses of Europe and North America. It is a beautiful combination of rolling terrain and interesting water hazards. These natural and landscaped components also provi…
Played on: 31 January 2019 Review date: 3 February 2019Handicap: 8
This Greg Norman layout is a bunker paradise... If you don't like bunkers you might want to reconsider playing this golf course as they are everywhere. Still a golf course with lots of room for some errant shots but if you want to score you have to play smart and position your tee shots wisely. Nevertheless a lot of fun to play. Most of the greens are elevated so you need…
Played on: 6 February 2018 Review date: 22 February 2019Handicap: 17.7
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This is one of my favourite golf courses!
The Estate has one of the best training facilities in the world, the ETPI, with a world class driving range and multiple putting and chipping greens. You can practice here with Titelist Pro V1 balls both on the range as on the chipping greens. The range has suberb lighting, so practicing in the evenings is also possible. The fac…