Over the last decade or so, golf in Dubai has sky rocketed with the construction of world class golf resorts across the entire region of Dubai.
The golf courses in Dubai are sheer quality and the money that has been spent on the growth and infrastructure of the city has been matched by golf course investors that want a slice of the ever increasing tourist industry in the area.
One of those courses that was opened in 2002 and managed by Troon Golf, widely recognized as golf only luxury brand. The Address, Montgomerie Dubai demonstrates the high quality luxury resort that combines both a championship standard golf course with unbeatable service and hospitality. The clubhouse was officially opened in 2006, creating what is now one of the premiere golfing resorts in the Dubai region.
The course was designed by arguably the greatest golfer never to have captured a major, Colin Montgomerie and Desmond Muirhead. The course has been laid put to create an oasis in desert and covers over 200 acres. The course features some 14 lakes and 81 bunkers, all masterfully positioned to create challenges to every level of golfer.
The Address Montgomerie Dubai, located within the exclusive residential communities Emirates Hills and the key to their success has always been based around the golf course.
The design of the course is exquisite and mimics a links golf course, with undulating fairways. The fairways are wide, although with the link feel to them provide a challenge to every golfer that tees it up.
Each hole presents the golfer with a different test and a memory to take away with them. Which is probably one of the reasons why getting a tee time on this particular Dubai golf course can be tricky. But there are 3 holes that live long in the memory.
The fourth a par 5, “The Snake” which takes it name from the bunkering and the ridging that seperates the two fairways offers a myriad of options for the golfer. The most direct line is down the left fairway. The bunkers in the middle of the hole will quickly gobble up any miscued second shot. The easiest approach from this sloping fairway is from the right, but beware this hole is a real test of your skill.
The par 3 thirteenth is one of the most iconic holes in the Dubai region. The shape of the hole represents the UAE and has a 360º teeing area, which allows for a completely different golf hole every time, played to an island green.
The final hole is a real test of skill and nerve, as you look down to the almost island fairway from the tee, you become aware of just how important an accurate tee shot is. Water features for the entirety of the hole, and requires accurate wood play. The undulating fairway will keep you guessing as to the lie you are going to face with each shot. For those of you that have navigated the hole will have a fantastic chance of birdie on this gently sloping green.
The Address Montgomerie Dubai is an absolute must for those of you that are considering a Dubai golf holiday in the near future, but as with all tee times in Dubai, make sure you book in advance.
Tee Time Bookings at The Address Montgomerie Dubai
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