68 entries: "Abu Dhabi"

Technogym x Troon Abu Dhabi with a golfer

What is the importance of the new Troon Abu Dhabi & Technogym partnership?

By: 2021. 10. 11.

Why was it wise for Troon Abu Dhabi (Yas Links Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club) to choose Technogym to improve its wellness services? The Global Wellness Institute predicts in its study that the physical activity economy…

Abu Dhabi Golf Club clubhouse

How smart will be the enhanced clubhouse of the Abu Dhabi Golf Club?

By: 2021. 09. 28.

You must have heard that Aldar Properties sold the Abu Dhabi Golf Club Complex for $49 million in 2020. The new owner is a financial investor. Following new ownership at the start of 2021, the Club is now…

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club Abu Dhabi golf venues

How will Abu Dhabi golf venues get back into the swing?

By: 2020. 08. 11.

I can understand every golf club & resort around the world who are doing their best to mitigate and/or recover from the coronavirus caused damages and losses. See what happened to the tourism industry in the Middle East…

New branded water bottles at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Yas Links

Abu Dhabi’s trio of golf clubs are all for one: sustainability

By: 2020. 02. 06.

I know it is not a totally new idea to replace plastic bottles with aluminium bottles. However, I welcome every effort that serves to improve the sustainability of the game and the golf club itself. In November, I…

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship - New pin flags presented by Abdulla Kalban from EGA

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship secured a new sponsor

By: 2017. 10. 18.

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, which each January launches the Desert Swing as part of the European Tour will be renamed in 2018 to Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA. The parties have signed recently a sponsorship deal.…

Abu Dhabi Invitational

Who will win the 2017 Abu Dhabi Invitational?

By: 2016. 12. 22.

Paul McGinley will lead a host of star names at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Invitational at the award-winning Yas Links on Yas Island from January 28-29, 2017. He will captain a Professional Golfers’ Team against a Celebrity Team…

Why is the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship attractive?

By: 2016. 11. 09.

Maybe it is early to talk about the 12th Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship (Abu Dhabi Golf Club, January 19-22, 2017), but there is a great temptation when I see who will be playing, besides the defending champion Rickie…

Are you prepared for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship?

By: 2016. 01. 19.

A Little bit more than 40 hours left before the kickoff of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Just like in 2015, the players will line up for the US $2.7 million showpiece.  Abu Dhabi Golf Club (January 21-24) will…

Is Abu Dhabi the most successful golf destination in 2015?

By: 2015. 11. 26.

It is very likely that Abu Dhabi was the most successful golf destination in 2015 at the 2nd annual World Golf Awards. The country was able to reap 4 titles: World's Best Golf Hotel 2015: St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi's Best…

Rory McIlroy got lost in Abu Dhabi

By: 2015. 01. 14.

Actually Rory McIlory together with the Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler are preparing for the 10th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship that will kick off tomorrow (15-18 January 2015). So the guys looked around and…

Record income at Abu Dhabi Golf Club & Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

By: 2014. 01. 23.

2013 was a really outstanding year for Abu Dhabi thanks its two leading golf clubs Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and  Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has unveiled an unprecedented growth of 94% against the same period…

Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship starts in 2 days

By: 2014. 01. 14.

I think 2013 was a pretty good year for HSBC Golf. HSBC marked 10th anniversary as a major international sponsor of golf. I have just received from them a mail where they announced their sponsorship of Golf Business…

Abu Dhabi is striving for bigger slice from golf tourism

By: 2013. 01. 21.

At the end of last year, in December and October I had already written about the success of Abu Dhabi in golf tourism. Abu Dhabi Golf Club became the Best Course in the Middle East at the coveted Asia Pacific…

Abu Dhabi’s golf tourism success

By: 2012. 12. 10.

In this year we have seen three dominant trends in the global luxury goods market: globalization, consolidation and diversification. Luxury goods have also become more affordable to a wider range of consumers than ever before, as personal incomes rise in…

2013 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

By: 2012. 10. 31.

Probably many of us are thinking in these days about to extend our membership at our golf course. I am little bit puzzled because I do not know a golf course that is worth to join. If you can…

Troon International Infographic_Leader Movements 2022

Who has Troon International promoted to leadership positions internally?

By: 2022. 09. 13.

This year we can see an interesting HR trend globally. Namely, the increase in internal career moves. HR professionals really like this solution. When golf clubs a struggling to retain their best talents in various fields and the…

Gamble Sands - Sands Course_resized

What would make the golf experience at Gamble Sands more attractive?

By: 2022. 07. 13.

Last year Gamble Sands (located in Brewster, Wash.) launched the David McLay Kidd-designed QuickSands Course a 14-hole short course. The 18-hole Sands Course opened for play in 2014 to widespread acclaim, with the 100,000 square foot Cascades putting course following shortly thereafter. Now Gamble…

Freddie Rexstrew Muscat Resorts Operations Manager

How will Muscat Resorts be reborn with the help of Troon in 2023?

By: 2022. 06. 21.

Soon we can experience how the new owner - Ominvest, the oldest and largest investment company in Oman - transformed Muscat Resorts (formerly Muscat Hills). Muscat Hills previously opened in 2009 and closed in 2020, is the first…

Al Hamra Golf Club 3rd Hole

The European Tour has chosen Al Hamra Golf Club to host one of its tournaments

By: 2021. 10. 25.

Last time I was able to tell you that the Al Hamra Golf Club (managed by Troon International) became the first golf club in the entire Middle East region to go fully plastic-free. The Al Hamra Golf Club’s next big…

2021 AIG Women's Open without single use plastic bottles Mastercard Adidas

Don’t look for single-use plastic bottles at the 2021 AIG Women’s Open!

By: 2021. 08. 18.

I am so happy that the organizers of the 2021 AIG Women's Open (16-22 August 2021) at Carnoustie Golf Links will not offer single-use plastic bottles instead will offer water refilling stations and reusable stainless steel bottles. It…