Leading golfers to descend on Dubai for season finale this December

19/07/2011 - Dubai Lifestyle News Posted by Neil King
Leading golfers to descend on Dubai for season finale this December

Sixty of the world's leading golfers will be on show at this year's Dubai World Championship, in news that could interest people looking to invest in Dubai property.The top players of the European Tour will be fighting it out for a share in $7.5 million (£4.65 million) worth of prize money and to be named as the European number one golfer.Tickets are now available for the tournament, which will be taking place at Jumeirah Golf Estates from December 8th to the 11th.Abdullah Al Naboodah, chairman of the Dubai World Championship Executive Committee, told Emirates 24-7 that he is hoping to see a repeat of the successful 2010 tournament."The moment Robert Karlsson made the winning putt on the second play-off hole, the organising committee was already working towards the next staging of a tournament, which we believe is a unique event in The Race to Dubai," he explained.The Race to Dubai replaced the Order of Merit in 2009, with the Dubai World Championships providing the conclusion to the golfing season.