Jebel Ali Golf Resort, official hotel and caterer of the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic, is overrun this week with many of golf’s most famous females exploring the property. Jebel Ali Golf Resort, set 15 minutes outside of Dubai, is the perfect haven for many members of the golf tour, with guaranteed privacy, an on-site 9-hole practice golf course, as well as a relaxing yet exciting environment.
Michelle Wie, tipped to do very well in the tournament joins the likes of fellow American, Lexi Thompson, the 17 year old winner of the Ladies Masters 2011 and Great Britain’s Laura Davies, a true legend of the ladies golf game who has racked up over 25 international career wins. Shanshan Feng, Jeehae Lee and Hee Kyung Seo have also been spotted practicing at the resort and are representing the Far East in the tournament, along with Flavia Namakula from Uganda who is a promising amateur who scored an invite to the event with her handicap of -1.
James Williams, Director of Golf has been at Jebel Al Golf Resort for 14 years and said “We’ve seen numerous professional players on our course and are delighted to be hosting the ladies, who all play an impeccable golf game. We wish them the best of luck over the coming days”.
Jebel Ali Golf Resort is well known within the region as one of the longest standing hotels and golf courses. The hotel was built in 1981 and the golf course officially opened in October 1998, receiving excellent reviews from the international golfing community and many of the world’s top professional golfers. It has since established itself as one of the premier golfing destinations in the region.
Fredrik Reinisch, General Manager of Jebel Ali Golf Resort added “We’re very proud to be the official hotel and caterer of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 2012. We’ve catered for numerous events in the past. including the Desert Classic, Dubai World Cup as well as numerous award ceremonies in the region and once again, we’re delighted to be associated with such a prestigious and recognised event. The tournament is always well contested and well attended by UAE residents and visitors to Dubai and I’m sure everyone will enjoy the weekend ahead”.