Mon 03 October 2022

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club will play host to the 9th Annual World Golf Awards 14-16 November 2022.

Leading names from the golfing world will join VIPs and figureheads from the golf travel industry for what will mark the second World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Taking place in the UAE for the third time, the ceremony will bring together market leaders from more than 50 nations across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, North America and Oceania.

The prize-giving evening at the landmark golf resort will form the climax of an exclusive golfing itinerary, which will include golf at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, one of the world’s most captivating golfing projects.

Chris Frost, Managing Director, World Golf Awards, said: “We are tremendously excited to be returning to the magnificent Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. With every continent represented, the event will be a truly global gathering of the golf tourism industry as we find out which brands are shaping our future.”

The palatial Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island enjoys a spectacular beach location with clear blue waters and fine white sands overlooking the Arabian Gulf. An Arabian paradise island offering wonderful nature and cultural highlights, including the Louvre. The resort connects traditional Arab culture with its oriental court gardens and extensive water features.

The Gary Player-designed Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is a golfing masterpiece that respectfully harnesses the natural beauty of Saadiyat Island’s magnificent, white sand beaches for a truly unique playing experience.

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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 organizations 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 organization of World Travel Awards, currently celebrating its 29th anniversary.

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