Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has been rated the best golf club in the United Arab Emirates

The Golfers' Choice Awards 2016 are known! The best golf clubs and courses in the United Arab Emirates have been chosen by the golfers.

31 MARCH 2016, AMSTERDAM
Summary
Golfers have awarded Saadiyat Beach Golf Club with the title of best golf club in the United Arab Emirates, with an average rating of 8,85. The Golfers' Choice rankings are compiled based on 300,000 reviews from golfers across the world on Leadingcourses.com.

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, the best of the United Arab Emirates
Over 250,000 golfers visit Leadingcourses.com each month. Based on their rankings, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, with an average rating of 8.85, has been voted 'best golf club overall' in the United Arab Emirates (2016). The rankings for 'best golf club overall' are compiled based on numerous aspects such as: the quality of the golf course, the overall impression of the club, maintenance, practice facilities, clubhouse and the perceived value for money.

Designed by golfing legend Gary Player, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club - managed by Troon Golf - is the Gulf’s first beach front golf course. One-third of this Abu Dhabi-based course provides spectacular views of the Gulf’s glittering, crystal blue waters fringed by pristine white sands. Golfers praise Saadiyat Beach Golf Club on Leadingcourses.com: "Superb layout, tricky holes, huge bunkers. A must play!".

"We are extremely happy to win such an award", says Saadiyat Beach Golf Club General Manager Scott McCaw. "The whole team at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club works tirelessly to ensure our guests receive the best experience imaginable. We are blessed with a fantastic Gary Player layout which golfers enjoy all-year round. We are located on a stunning island that includes a picturesque coastline and local fauna and flora - enhancing the golfers experience. We think this is why we win the hearts of international golfers. We look forward to continuing to welcome guests from around the globe."

The number one in 2015, Yas Links Abu Dhabi, lost their first place in the Golfers' Choice Rankings to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. The Kyle Philips designed golf course is now the number 2 in the list with an average rating of 8.80. Abu Dhabi Golf Club is third in 2016 with a rating of 8.62.

Golfers' Choice rankings, most up to date and transparent

Every year numerous rankings circulate, announcing the best golf courses in a specific country. The Golfers' Choice rankings of Leadingcourses.com stand out because they are based on the opinions of actual golfers, all of them available online at any time. This makes these rankings the most up-to-date, transparent and independent in the golf industry. Rankings are only compiled if enough reviews have been gathered for that specific country. In 2016, rankings will be published for The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Portugal, Sweden, Turkey, Cyprus, Spain, Wales, Scotland, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritius in addition to the United Arab Emirates.

High reliability
At the end of 2015 more than 300,000 reviews of golf courses (in eight different languages) were available on Leadingcourses.com. All reviews on Leadingcourses.com are verified and manually approved by a dedicated content team. Golfers who have reviewed multiple golf clubs receive a higher status and his or her review will therefore have more weight (and thus impact) in the overall score of a club. To avoid any manipulation of its rating, various checks and balances are in place to track and signal questionable conduct by users. A golf club is only included in the rankings if they have received sufficient reviews.

About Leadingcourses.com
Leadingcourses.com's aim is to help golfers to play on the best golf courses available, based on their handicap, demands and location. For instance, golfers can quickly see how other players with a similar handicap value a certain club or course. Obviously they can also view the overall rating, based on all opinions. The site was founded in 2007 and has an active golf community. At the end of 2015 it had over 300,000 reviews on its site and more than 20,000 golf clubs and 24.000 golf courses were mapped in more than 125 countries. As Leadingcourses.com values cultural differences, the site is available in eight different languages.

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"The Golfers' Choice rankings of Leadingcourses.com stand out because they are based on the opinions of actual golfers, all of them available online at any time. This makes these rankings the most up to date, transparent and independent in the golf industry. " Jeroen Korving, Managing Director Leadingcourses
"We are extremely happy to claim such an award. The whole team at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club work tirelessly to ensure our guests receive the best experience imaginable. " Scott McCaw, General Manager Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
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