DP World Tour Championship 2016

The DP World Tour Championship is a world-class golfing and social event, and the final tournament of the European Tour Race to Dubai – a season-long competition spanning 45 tournaments in 26 destinations and across all five continents on the 2016 European Tour International Schedule. Now celebrating its eighth year, the championship hosts the top 60 golfers of the European Tour on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai.

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H.E. Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Emirates Golf Federation takes the ceremonial tee shot

The one-month countdown to the 2016 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai was officially marked today (Monday) when H.E. Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Emirates Golf Federation, hit a ceremonial tee shot from the first tee of the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

The top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai rankings will gather at Jumeirah Golf Estates to contest the US$8 million season-ending grand finale from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 November and His Excellency fired a straight drive of 190 yards, watched on by a group of dignitaries and media, to officially signal the run into this year’s tournament.

Abdulla Bin Damithan, Director of Commercial Department ­ UAE, DP World said: “As an enabler of world trade, a global tournament such as the DP World Tour Championship shows how our business and Dubai can work hand in hand to project both our brand and the emirate as a leading business, tourism and financial‎ centre.

On another hand, Dubai Duty-Free will once again underline its commitment to supporting world class sporting events when the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai – the final leg of the European Tour’s Race to Dubai – is staged at Jumeirah Golf Estates from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th November.

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