, Abu Dhabi’s only links golf course, has been named one of the world’s top 25 by influential US magazine, Golf Digest. A highly-respected voting panel of experts ranked the two-year-old course 24th in the world, making it the best new golf course outside the US.
Designed by one of golf’s most creative and innovative designers, Kyle Phillips, Yas Links represents a milestone for golf course design. “Kyle Phillips has created a golf course from scratch that feels and plays like a completely natural site he just happened to stumble upon," said Robbie Greenfield, Editor of Golf Digest Middle East.
This is the third golfing accolade Abu Dhabi has scooped in the past six months. In March, the emirate was named ‘Newcomer Destination Of The Year’ by Germany’s Golf Journal [hyperlinlk], while the International Association of Golf Tour Operators earlier voted it ‘’Destination Of The Year Middle East & Africa 2012.’
With six clubs within a 90-minute drive, Abu Dhabi has a wealth of golf offerings – from parkland to beach and links courses - for all types of player. For more information about ‘Golf in Abu Dhabi’, including special promotional packages, please visit golfinabudhabi.com