Thursday, July 28, 2022


One of top-ranked city golf courses in the world to welcome 55 finalists of the Asian luxury golf tour in November

India, 28th June 2022:, Asia’s biggest golfing platform, in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), will host the final leg of the Golf Rendezvous in the UAE capital. The well-known Asian luxury golf tour will conclude at Yas Links Abu Dhabi in November this year after completing seven tournaments in India.    

Aimed at CXOs and corporate leaders, the finale allows participants to experience a top-rated golf destination outside India. Over 840 golfers are expected to participate in the tour this year and 55 winners from the seven tournaments held in India will travel to Abu Dhabi for the finale. The finalists will get to practice a round at the breathtaking Par 72 Saadiyat Beach Golf Club before they tee off at Yas Links Abu Dhabi - which was voted one of the world’s top city golf clubs by CNN Travel - for the grand finale. 

HE Saleh Mohamed Saleh Al Geziry, Director General for Tourism, DCT Abu Dhabi, said: “Abu Dhabi is excited and proud to host the tour’s finale and look forward to extending our warm Emirati hospitality to the finalists on Yas Island. The UAE capital is home to spectacular golf courses and Yas Links Abu Dhabi, the region’s first true links golf course, has breathtaking views of our city and shoreline. We are equally excited to be able to share our entertainment attractions and cultural hotspots with the finalists and the spectators, and we are confident every visitor to the emirate will find a destination that is exciting, restorative and culturally inspiring.”

Dinesh C. Thakur, Founder and CEO of, said: “Our core philosophy – a commitment to excellence and innovation – has remained steadfast since the beginning. As we celebrate 15 years of pioneering technologies and services in the golf terrain, we’re happy that we’ve been able to turn our dreams and goals into actionable strategies. The golf extravaganza continues to grow from strength to strength and garner large numbers of elite participants. The previous editions have seen stupendous response and like every edition, this year too we will see participation from the crème de la crème of corporate golfers, leaders from the golf industry, invitees of sponsors and also some national team players.”

Liam Findlay, CEO of Experience Hub, said, “We are thrilled to host the finals at Yas Links Abu Dhabi, one of the crowning jewels of Yas Island. With sporting events like this, we not only hope to strengthen our existing relationship with the Indian market, but also showcase Yas Island as one of the leading sports destinations and engage with golf enthusiasts from across the region.” 

Designed by renowned course architect Kyle Phillips, Yas Links Abu Dhabi is the first true links golf course in the Middle East. The Par 72 championship course stretches 7,450 yards, while a nine-hole Par 3 academy course, floodlit practice facilities and a luxurious clubhouse further complement the offering. 

“We are confident that everyone will have a memorable experience competing at Yas Links,” Findlay added.

As a leading sports hub in the region, Abu Dhabi holds a successful track record of hosting several high-profile and premier sporting events over the years, including the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Mubadala World Tennis Championship and the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. 

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Notes to the editor: Golf Rendezvous 2022 Schedule:


Mumbai Willingdon Golf Club June

Mumbai Willingdon Golf Club June

Bangalore KGA July

Bangalore KGA July

Pune Oxford Golf Resort August

Greater Noida Jaypee Greens October

Gurgaon Classic Golf and Country Club October

Abu Dhabi Yas Islands Golf Links November

About the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi:

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives the sustainable growth of Abu Dhabi’s culture, tourism and creative sectors, fuels economic progress and helps achieve Abu Dhabi’s wider global ambitions. By working in partnership with the organisations that define the emirate’s position as a leading international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the emirate’s potential, coordinate effort and investment, deliver innovative solutions, and use the best tools, policies and systems to support the culture and tourism industries.

DCT Abu Dhabi’s vision is defined by the emirate’s people, heritage and landscape. We work to enhance Abu Dhabi’s status as a place of authenticity, innovation, and unparalleled experiences, represented by its living traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives and creative thought.

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About 4 Moles:

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About Yas Island:

Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi - just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai.  Yas Island offers holiday makers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motor sports, and spectacular musical, entertainment and family events… all within the 25 sq km Island. Today, Yas Island is home to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, the record-breaking CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™), Yas Marina, the award-winning Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu Dhabi’s largest mall, Yas Mall, Yas Bay Waterfront - Abu Dhabi’s vibrant day to night destination featuring Pier71, a three-kilometre Boardwalk, and a variety of world-class dining, leisure and entertainment brands.  With ten hotels, including W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, The WB™ Abu Dhabi, the World's first Warner Bros. themed hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Residences, Crowne Plaza Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Rotana, Centro Yas Island by Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island,  plus more than 165 dining experiences, the destination also features indoor and outdoor concert venues including WHITE Abu Dhabi and Etihad Arena - all of which are complemented by a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another.

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