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Tiger Woods’ Omega Dubai Desert Classic comeback – all 77 forgettable first round strokes before his premature withdrawal – was an unmitigated fizzer.  Thankfully his new Dubai course is shaping up as something altogether more inspiring.  

The hobbled former world No.1 provided some “design direction” while touring the first “few holes” of Trump World Golf Club in the new 55 million sq ft Akoya Oxygen development in Al Qadra during his otherwise disappointing Dubai stopover.  

He met with Damac Properties’ chairman, Hussain Sajwani, and members of the TGR Design team working on the 7400 yard, par 72 course and clubhouse facility which follows Trump International GC Dubai, the soon-to-be-opened Gil Hanse design in the nearby Akoya by Damac development.  

“It is a pleasure to welcome Tiger Woods to see first-hand the progress on Trump World Golf Club, Dubai, which is progressing as planned and is set to open in 2018,” said Niall McLoughlin, Senior Vice President, DAMAC Properties.  

“Tiger Woods’ insights were invaluable in ensuring the golf course is truly world-class. He was delighted with the level of progress to date and looks forward to seeing the project advance further in the months ahead.”

UPDATED: News and results from around the Middle East club scene to February 12, 2017


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