Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Garhoud Area, PO Box 6302, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+9714 2956000 Fax: +9714 2956044
Course and length:
An 18-hole course par 72, 6857 yards championship course from the back tees, and a 9-hole floodlit par 3, 774 yards course from the gents tees.
Rubber but no metal spikes allowed. Shirt with collars and sleeves, no denim, beachwear or otherwise inappropriate attire.
Open during daylight hours with tee times in 10 minute intervals. During most weekends, 'shot-gun starts' for corporate and society groups operate which means that everyone starts and finishes at one time, usually early in the morning and lunchtime.
Certificate required - 28 for men and 45 for ladies. No handicap required for the 9-hole course.
The 18-hole course costs 395 AED ($108) Sunday to Wednesday, and 475 AED ($130) Thursday to Saturday and Public Holidays. The 9-hole floodlit course is a modest 50 AED ($14).
Carts cost 50 AED ($14) per person, and Ping club hire is 120 AED a set ($33), with 20 AED ($5.50) for practice balls.
Flood lighting allows golfers to play through the darkness until 10pm. Dubai's first-created Golf Academy offers tuition to all ages and abilities using V1 - the latest in swing analysis technology. Three floodlit practice holes, a marine and yacht club, swimming pool with a 'swim up' bar, and a Health Club Gym 2000 with personal trainers keep the active occupied day and night. The superbly facilitated club has hosted concerts by major names including Rod Stewart and Elton John.
A few minutes drive from Dubai International Airport on the Al-Garhoud Road just across the Al-Garhoud Bridge, opposite the City Centre Shopping Complex.