Going Out: Live life King size at The Els Club in Dubai Sports City

Sport360 staff 20:51 25/09/2017
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It’s all there: The Els Club offers a lot to golf lovers and members of the community.

It’s that time of the year when the weather begins to relent and allows those in the UAE to look for new outdoor pursuits.

And for golf lovers in Dubai, The Els Club is the perfect location to have a ball.

The club, nestled right in the heart of Dubai Sports City, is the ideal location to hone your golfing skills, irrespective of your level, while relaxing with friends and family.

The Els Club brings together characteristics of the international courses on which the legendary Ernie Els made his name; bunkers from Royal Melbourne, the rolling fairways of Muirfield, and greens from Pinehurst.

Each hole has four differing tee lengths, allowing handicap and scratch golfers alike to challenge their skill and strategy against the best the world of golf has to offer. As a destination, The Els Club has a lot to offer.

Run by golf management company Troon, it boasts some of the best practice facilities in the region with a fully lit driving range, open until 21:30, along with a world-class short game area.

Furthermore, The Els Club is home to the only Butch Harmon School of Golf outside of the United States.

Harmon is widely regarded as one of the finest golf coaches in the world, and the school is built on his proven teaching methods and unique philosophy.

Supported with state-of-the-art equipment and elite level instructors, the school offers a variety of options for golfers on all levels. Apart from golfing facilities, there are a variety of award-winning food and beverage offerings.

Named after Ernie Els’ record-breaking score at the 2003 Mercedes Championship, the 261 spike bar is a perfect place to relax and unwind after a round of golf, catch some sport or watch Dubai’s spectacular sunsets over the signature course.

Hurry up: There are various membership offers to chose from.

Hurry up: There are various membership offers to chose from.

Speaking about the venue, The Els Club general manager Karl Whitehead said: “Here at The Els Club we pride ourselves on delivering quality across the board. Whether that be the presentation and playability of our course, or with the overall daily experience – our young and dynamic team have huge passion to deliver quality each and every day.

‘’Membership is a big thing for us and is the most advantageous way to enjoy our facility 365 days a year. We are unique in that we are the only golf club in Dubai whereby you make a financial return on your membership via our unique transferable initiation fee model.

“We have a variety of options: family, single, full week, midweek and corporate. In addition to this, we offer wide ranging member only benefits like premium cash back tier on all spend, members only lounge, complimentary meeting room usage for business or pleasure, members only section on our range, enrolment into Troon programmes, exclusive extended tee time booking windows, and a wide variety of access to our multiple club partners.

“On top of all this, there has been no better time to join. For a limited time and with limited capacity, we have a very special membership offer to take advantage of.”

While enjoying the facilities at The Els Club, don’t forget to make the most of their loyalty programmes – the premier golf loyalty programme Troon Rewards along with Dubai Sports City’s own SCORE cash back loyalty scheme.

Whitehead added: “Our award winning restaurants are open to the community as well as our membership and again, we pride ourselves on being the best – serving the best quality food, providing the best service and generally being a great place to enjoy time with family and friends.”

For more information about membership, simply contact the Els Club on the number below.

WHAT: The Ernie Els Club, membership registrations

WHERE: Dubai Sports City

WHEN: On-going

CONTACT: For more information, call 044 25 100 or visit www.elsclubdubai.com.

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