Saadiyat Beach Golf Club launches Summer Passport Programme

Abu Dhabi, 30 June 2010 – Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Beach Golf Club – with its Gary Player-designed Saadiyat Beach Golf Course – has announced its summer playing packages for golfers looking to hone their skills during the emirate’s warmer months.

From June through September, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club – home to the Arabian Gulf’s first and only Championship-ready beachfront course – will be running its Summer Passport Program, which gives golf enthusiasts access to a wealth of benefits such as unlimited playing and practice, food ‘&’ beverage vouchers, spend on merchandise at the club’s state-of-the-art retail centre as well as a 21-day reservation window.

The Summer Passport also provides access to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club’s pioneering ‘member experience’, which offers optimum levels of genuine customer service, from personalised lockers and bag tags to that ‘personal touch’ from its multi-cultural staff.

“This is our first summer and we wanted to celebrate it with something special. Through our Summer Passport Program, guests will have unrivalled access to all Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has to offer, from taking on the challenge of tackling its sweeping greens and fairways to enjoying a relaxing bite to eat at the mouth-watering hawksbill restaurant,” said Paul Booth, Director of Golf at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club – the emirate’s latest world-class golf destination from Tourism Development ‘&’ Investment Company (TDIC) – provides a breathtaking variety of golf experiences, with every hole having its own unique character. Its 18-holes are of varying difficulty, from challenging par 3s with gently contoured greens, to par 5s with strategically positioned bunkers and water features aligning the immaculately shaped fairways.

With a host of top-tier amenities, guests are treated to best-in-class instruction whilst being able to enjoy the breathtaking views of Saadiyat’s immaculate white sandy beaches. With its 2,900 square metre Academy building, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club boasts a full service restaurant and bar, male and female locker rooms, a fully stocked golf shop and diverse meeting facilities.

The Troon Golf-managed golf destination also incorporates a world-class practice facility, as well as a first-rate Golf Academy. Comprised of more than 12 hectares, the course boasts floodlit practice facilities – including extensive long and short game ranges – in addition to an expansive putting green.