The Abu Dhabi golf landscape is set to expand in the coming weeks with the eagerly anticipated opening of the Yas Acres course.
Situated on Yas Island, the Fry/Straka-designed par-36, 9-hole layout will feature floodlights, a series of lakes with interconnecting streams and the world’s first fully 3D printed building! We’ll be bringing you a full-blown course review once we get the chance to play it but here’s what we’ve been told to expect:
Course designer: Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design
- Greens – Paspalum Platinum
- Tees, fairways, rough – Pure Dynasty Paspalum
Number of Lakes: 4 with interconnecting streams.
Number of bunkers: 32
- No single use plastic water bottles
- Bamboo tees utilised to reduce the impact on the environment
Innovation: The on-course F&B is the world’s first fully structural 3D printed building!