Viya Golf to manage three iconic Abu Dhabi golf clubs

Viya Golf has entered into a management deal with Abu Dhabi’s Aldar Properties, to manage its golf operations, leisure facilities, and all dining outlets at some of the world’s finest golf courses; Yas Links Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, and Yas Acres Golf & Country Club.

The new agreement, effective 1 st September 2022, will see Viya Golf look at all aspects of the golf operations; maintaining areas of existing excellence and delivering operational improvements to enhance all golf, leisure and dining experiences for members and visitors.

With the acquisition of the three clubs, Viya Golf now adds to it’s collection of stunning properties which include Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and Jumeirah Golf Estates – home of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.

Viya Golf Chief Executive Officer, Christopher May, said: “We are proud to announce the addition of Yas Links Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Yas Acres Golf & Country Club to our golf portfolio. We are excited by our new relationship with Aldar. We will deploy our best-in-class golf services, dining, leisure and management expertise, alongside industry leading technologies, to not only deliver Abu Dhabi’s very best golf and leisure experiences but to grow the game of golf and help drive tourism in the Emirate.”

Klaus Assmann, Chief Executive Officer at Aldar Hotels and Hospitality said: “Our golf portfolio includes some of the world’s best courses and complements our diverse range of leisure and hospitality assets located at two of Abu Dhabi’s most desirable destinations, Yas Island and Saadiyat Island. With Viya Golf, we hope to further expand the experience at our courses, attracting even more visitors from local communities, the wider region and overseas.

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