11 Dec 2018

Topgolf set to open in 2020 at Emirates Golf Club

Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf has officially broken ground on its first ever Middle East location in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The partnership with Dubai Golf will see a new three-level, 71,000 square-foot venue at the iconic Emirates Golf Club in the heart of New Dubai.

Through the premium experience of play, food and music, Topgolf inspires people of all ages and skill levels – even non-golfers – to come together for a bout of spirited competition. Guests can enjoy point-scoring golf games using microchipped balls that instantly score themselves, showing players the accuracy and distance of their shots on a TV screen in the hitting bay. The three level Topgolf venues feature 102 bays private meeting rooms, VIP boots with two bays – suitable for groups. Furthermore the venues boast a sports bar that offers a host of delicious menu items, top shelf drinks and live music climate-controlled bays for all-season comfort. Year-round programming includes events for kids and families, social leagues, groups, golf tournaments and instruction.

With more than 50 locations worldwide, including 47 in the United States, three In the United Kingdom and one in Australia, the upcoming Topgolf Dubai will be the third biggest in the world behind Vegas and Nashville.  Closely resembling the Topgolf venues in the United States the facility will offer spectacular views of the marina and city skyline. Dubai Golf, a leisure subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, will manage the venue on a day-to-day basis working closely with Topgolf to ensure the culture, fun and excellent hospitality that are authentic to Topgolf, are brought to the city.

“Over the past 30 years, Dubai Golf has pioneered golf and leisure development in the region.” shares Dubai Golf CEO Christopher May. “We are committed to continuous innovation and investment to our facilities and TopGolf Dubai is the next step in making Emirates Golf Club a leading global golf destination.”

Abdulwahed Alqasem, Senior Manager – Business Development & Marketing Dubai Golf added “Topgolf will open the sport to a new audience of residents and visitors to the UAE. The entertainment hub will provide an exciting and unique way for people of all levels and ages to enjoy the game, while experiencing exceptional entertainment and leisure options. The stunning marina views that surround Emirates Golf Club create the perfect back drop for Topgolf Dubai’s tee line, a backdrop which is a sentiment to the extraordinary growth the city of Dubai has enjoyed over a relatively short period of time. We are looking forward to the opening of what will be a very exciting addition to the Dubai Golf portfolio.”

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