Saadiyat Beach Golf Club leads the way with their sustainability practices and environmental conservation alongside its Championship layout

Designed by Gary Player, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi offers an exceptional playing experience matched by an outstanding natural destination. Set overlooking the Arabian Gulf with dolphins and other sea life as spectators, the course utilises existing saltwater lakes and beach dunes in its highly-rated design.

As well as providing a spectacular setting for visitors, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club leads the way in the region with their sustainability practices and environmental conservation processes.

The club provides a sanctuary for over 160 bird species, 250+ mountain gazelles and a rejuvenation of native plants. They also play an active role in supporting the efforts of Saadiyat Island’s Hawksbill Turtle Conservation Programme. The nine-kilometre Saadiyat Beach is home to several hawksbill turtle nests each year, with each nest containing around 90 to 100 eggs.

Additionally, in early March 2020, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club converted to 100% treated effluent irrigation water which has been a major positive in their quest to be as eco-friendly as possible. As well as being situated on the coast, with wind likely to be a factor, the par 72 course has 60 bunkers and is a real test with more than 7,750 yards in front of you (from the tips). 

Host to the upcoming UAE Challenge between April 25-28 on the European Challenge Tour

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