The UAE’s National Course will showcase the upgraded clubhouse at the 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (September 27, 2021) – Abu Dhabi Golf Club is set to unveil a new look interior within the famous Falcon Clubhouse in November 2021. The famed National Course at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club has hosted European Tour events since 2006 boasting the likes of Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods amongst others. The iconic clubhouse sits behind greens 9 and 18 of the National Course, and is recognizable across the world.
Following new ownership at the start of 2021, the Club is now led by Club Operations Manager Andrea Faldella, a long-time Troon leader. Andrea commented “We are excited to showcase our newly upgraded Clubhouse to the members, guests, and some of the world’s greatest female amateur players. Having been chosen to host the 3rd edition of the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific, we look forward to welcoming all to our stunning new terrace, enlarged golf shop with all the best brands, and our new Falcon Bar which is on the 1st floor.
The enhancement of the Club is just at the beginning, with more areas to be upgraded, including the golf courses (18-hole championship course plus a 9-hole floodlit course), the launch of a new Golf Academy, a redesigned swimming pool area and additional leisure amenities. While doing this, we are also working on our digital transformation, which will complement our vision to deliver the best possible experience to our members and guests.
We expect both Abu Dhabi Golf Club and the nearby Westin Hotel to benefit from the numerous upgrades, while continuously driving international awareness to one of the most iconic resorts in the Middle East.”
The R&A and the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) recently announced that the 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) championship will be staged at the Troon managed Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 10-13 November.
Mark Chapleski, Executive Vice-President of Troon International added “We are very enthused about the relaunch of the famed Falcon Clubhouse, an iconic world renowned golf clubhouse. I must commend the new ownership who has invested and enhanced our offerings at the club. It is exciting times ahead at Abu Dhabi Golf Club as an already fantastic facility becomes even better.”
The Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship has been developed by the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) and The R&A to nurture talent and provide a pathway for the region’s elite women amateurs to the international stage and the opportunity to play in two Major golf championships. The third edition of the region's premier women's championship will be played at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates from 10 – 13 November. The 2021 WAAP champion will earn starts in the AIG Women's Open and the Amundi Evian Championship as well as an invitation to play in the Augusta National Women's Amateur (ANWA). For more information please visit the championship website.
About Abu Dhabi Golf Club
In 1995 a man once said “Give me a patch of desert and I will give you a golf course to be proud of” - Peter Harradine. By 1998 a spectacular Championship golf course emerged from the dust now to be recognized globally on the European Tour. Set in the shadow of the national symbol of the United Arab Emirates, the National Course, set at 7600 yards from the back tees provides a tough test for golfers of all abilities and will be sure to test all aspects of a golfer’s game. Each hole on our golf course has a unique layout offering risk and reward opportunities for those who dare to take on the National course. Abu Dhabi Golf Club also boasts a 9-hole floodlit course, dining, leisure and onsite The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 590-plus locations around the globe, including managing 640-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages 610-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Indian Wells Golf Resort in Indian Wells, California; Yas Links Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates; The Club at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Georgia; and Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Connecticut. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.
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