Thu 16 September 2021

Park Hyatt Dubai and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club will play host to the 8th annual World Golf Awards on 28 October 2021.

Leading names from the golfing world will join VIPs and figureheads from the golf tourism industry for what will mark the first World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony to be staged in Dubai, UAE.

The ceremony will take place at Lakeview, Park Hyatt Dubai on the evening of Thursday 28 October 2021. The gala reception will form the climax of an exclusive golf networking day, with guests playing a round at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.

World Golf Awards will present a range of categories during the evening banquet reception, with nominees competing for titles including ‘Best Golf Resort’, ‘Best Golf Course’, ‘Best Golf Tour Operator’ and ‘Best New Golf Course’.

Chris Frost, Managing Director, World Golf Awards, said: “We are tremendously excited to bring World Golf Awards to Dubai for the first time. With every continent represented, the day will be a global gathering of the golf tourism industry, as we find out which brands are shaping our future.”

He adds: “Despite the challenges that golf tourism has faced in these unprecedented times, this year’s programme has seen a record number of votes cast by both golf consumers and industry professionals. The appetite for golf tourism has never been stronger and bodes well for our industry’s future as the global recovery gains momentum.”

The World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony will form the centrepiece of a special day of golf, with an opportunity to play the 18-hole Championship Course at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club during the day, followed by a banquet reception in the evening.

Located in Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club on the banks of the majestic Dubai Creek, Park Hyatt Dubai provides an idyllic setting for a luxury getaway. The Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club offers world-class greens, including its 18-hole Championship Course, in an idyllic setting on the banks of Dubai Creek.

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Notes to Editors

About World Golf Awards

World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and golf destinations.

Launched in 2014, World Golf Awards aims to drive up standards within the golf tourism industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their field.

Votes are cast by professionals working within the golf industry and by the public (golf tourism consumers).

World Golf Awards is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 28th anniversary.

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