(Abu Dhabi, UAE – 21 June 2018) Troon International has announced the launch of the first ever Troon International Trophy, to be held at the world-renowned Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Clubs from the 22nd – 24th October 2018.
Open exclusively to members of any Troon facility worldwide, the Troon International Abu Dhabi Trophy will offer participants the chance to take on two diverse golf courses, both of which are no strangers to big occasions.
The National Course at Abu Dhabi Golf Club has become an emblem for golf in the Middle East, and together with its the iconic Falcon Clubhouse, has provided the perfect backdrop for many dramatic battles over the years as host venue for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA.
Likewise, the Gary Player-designed beachfront masterpiece, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, the first of its kind to be built in the Middle East, has become the popular host venue to one of the Ladies European Tour’s marquee events, the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open. Its sweeping fairways and stunning ocean views will present a thrilling challenge for all competitors.
Aimed at showcasing the quality of Troon’s International network, the event, spread over three days, will offer competitors the chance to use the practice facilities at both clubs for the duration of the tournament, as well as a practice round prior to 36 holes of competition, with 18 holes to be played over each course.
Players will also benefit from staying at the award-winning Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa, providing extra close proximity to the Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s National Course and an even shorter walk to the range each morning.
Commenting on the new initiative, Mark Chapleski, President of Troon International, said: “We are extremely excited to welcome members from Troon-managed facilities, along with a select few of our 15,000 associates from all over the world, to two of our flagship properties in the Middle East. I know that everyone who enters will receive a very warm welcome, and thoroughly enjoy the superior course conditions of two venues celebrated within the world of professional golf.”
Players participating in the event will also be able to visit some of the best sites Abu Dhabi has to offer, including Louvre Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Yas Island attractions.
To enter the Troon International Trophy and to walk in the footsteps of champions of years gone by, including Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Dame Laura Davies, click here to register: https://www.troon.com/Troon-AbuDhabiTrophy.html
With global headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Also specialising in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues, the company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf and Troon Privé properties located in 36 states and 31 countries. Additionally, 56 Troon facilities featuring 79 courses enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications.
With Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and Dubai UAE, Troon International is committed to developing Troon’s presence throughout the world. This rapidly expanding division now oversees operations at 47 courses in 18 countries including England, Scotland, Spain, Norway, the United Arab Emirates, Australia and South Korea with further expansion planned across all regions.
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