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Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Othman Almulla and Tiger Woods at Dubai Desert Classic. © Ibrahim Almulla
Othman Almulla and Tiger Woods at Dubai Desert Classic. © Ibrahim Almulla

Part of the European PGA tour, the Dubai Desert Classic takes place at what was the first grass golf course in the Middle East, which was entitled The Desert Miracle in 1988. The tournament attracts prestigious international players to compete for the trophy and US$2.5 million in prize money. Greats such as Tiger Woods, Seve Ballesteros and Rory McIlroy have competed here over the course of the tournament's history and added chapters to its legacy.

Venue: Majlis Course of the Emirates Golf Club

Date: 23 —26 January 2022

Website: www.dubaidesertclassic.com