The best golfing locations in the Middle East

Golfing Locations - Middle East

Every year, millions of golfing enthusiasts jet off across the world in search of pristine greens and sprawling fairways. Whether you’re trying to perfect that pitch or simply looking to tee off in sunnier surroundings, there are plenty of places to pique golfers’ interest in the Middle East.

Combine a summer holiday with your favourite sporting hobby when you book a break to this beautiful corner of the world. With year-round sunshine and some of the most illustrious golf courses in the world to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

To help you choose where to start your tour, we’ve compiled a list of the best golfing destinations in the Middle East.


Arabian Ranches Golf Club

For sun-kissed settings and world class golf courses, all complemented by the luxury of this glorious emirate, explore the courses and clubhouses at Dubai Golf. By day, while away the hours with a relaxing round of golf, and return to your hotel at night, spending the evenings sipping refreshing beverages and enjoying fine dining, events and entertainment.

Tee off at the vast Arabian Ranches Golf Club and enjoy this stunning oasis, sat right on the edge of the desert. You can also visit picture perfect greens at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club. Perched right on the edge of the Dubai’s famous waterway, this is the ideal setting for a round of golf, all set against the stunning backdrop of the metropolis’ modern skyline.

Saudi Arabia

Royal Greens Golf and Country Club

Along with huge swathes of golden desert, Saudi Arabia is also home to some of the best golf courses in the Middle East. If you like to soak up some sun as you play, this is the perfect place for you.

Pay a visit to the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club for an expansive lush golf course, a premium setting and a stunning clubhouse to relax in after a day on the greens. Just a short journey from Riyadh, the Dirab Golf and Country Club is also a first rate golfing destination. Tucked into the hills of Dirab, this course offers fantastic fairways from which you can drink in outstanding views of the surrounding area.


Although mostly dominated by sandy, desert terrain, Kuwait is an excellent destination for golf lovers to hone their handicap . The lush Sahara Golf and Country Club is a delightful haven for sport enthusiasts, where vibrant green courses give way to a stunning state-of-the-art clubhouse.

Within the Middle East there are plenty of hidden gems to discover, and it can count its gorgeous golf courses among these. Lush greens, first rate fairways and outstanding weather makes this corner of the world the ideal place to hole your shot. Get your golfing holiday started and book your flights to the Middle East with flydubai.

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