Affordable golf courses in Dubai for summer season
No matter if you're a casual golfer or a seasoned pro, everyone can agree that getting a great deal on a round of golf is a victory in itself. To help you save your dirhams while still enjoying the game, we've compiled a list of the best summer green fees available at various courses and clubs across Dubai. Just remember, taking care of your golf balls is still your responsibility!
Address Montgomerie Dubai
Spread across 123 acres of playable turf within a 265-acre environment, the Championship course's 18 holes include the infamous 656-yard Par 5 monster. The regular rate for 18 holes stands at Dhs550 every day of the week. If you prefer twilight rounds, weekends are priced at Dhs295 and weekdays at Dhs275. Additionally, super twilight rates are set at Dhs235 daily. All green fees come with a GPS-equipped cart, bottled water, warm-up range balls, and first tee amenities. Notably, pay-and-play prices may vary depending on demand. Operational hours: Daily 6am-midnight. Emirates Hills, Contact: (04 390 5600).
Arabian Ranches Golf Club
Nestled within the Arabian Ranches Estate on the city's outskirts, the standard rate for 18 holes is Dhs400 throughout the week. For twilight rounds, weekends are priced at Dhs200 and weekdays at Dhs175, while super twilight rates drop to Dhs175 daily. Tee times are subject to change daily, so it's recommended to call in advance for precise timings. Operational hours: Daily 6am-midnight. Arabian Ranches, Contact: (04 366 4700).
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
Situated alongside Dubai Creek, this golf club offers stunning water views. While the weekend rate for a round is Dhs470, weekday rates are Dhs415. If you opt for twilight rounds, the fee is set at Dhs250. Keep an eye on the website for potential discounts throughout the summer. Operational hours: Daily 6am-10pm. Deira, Contact: (04 295 6000).
Dubai Hills Golf Club
Featuring skyline views, Dubai Hills Golf Club offers an 18-hole round for Dhs550 throughout the week. However, twilight rounds come at a reduced rate of Dhs295. Operational hours: Daily 6am-8pm. Dubai Hills Estate, Contact: (04 362 7555).
Emirates Golf Club
This iconic course in the heart of the city offers competitive summer rates. A par-three round can be enjoyed for Dhs100 on any day of the week, or Dhs140 on weekends. Upgrading to a full 18-hole round costs Dhs595. After 4.05 pm, the 18-hole rate drops to Dhs525. Operational hours: Daily 6am-11pm. Emirates Hills, Contact: (04 417 9999).
Jumeirah Golf Estates
For a unique challenge, Jumeirah Golf Estates offers two courses. Green fees for the 18-hole earth course are Dhs285 on weekdays and Dhs535.50 (Friday to Sunday), while the fire course is priced at Dhs405 on weekdays and Dhs450 on weekends. Operational hours: Daily 6am-sunset. Jumeirah Golf Estates, Contact: (04 586 7777).
The Els Club at Dubai Sports City
Designed by South African legend Ernie Els, this club boasts a 7,538-yard course with options for all skill levels. Daily rounds of 18 holes are available for Dhs520. Operational hours: Daily 6am-sunset. Dubai Sports City, Contact: (04 425 1000).
The Track, Meydan Golf
Similar to its renowned horseracing track, Meydan's golf course offers flat rates. Every day of the week, it's Dhs450 for nine holes or Dhs650 for a full 18-hole round. Downloading the Troon app may provide better rates. Operational hours: Daily 6.30am-10.45pm. Nad Al Sheba, Contact: (04 381 3733).
Trump International Golf Club
Known for its presidential vibe, Trump's Dubai-based course offers an 18-hole round for Dhs625 on weekdays and Dhs825 on weekends. Evening rates for the floodlit par-three course start at Dhs140 on weekdays and Dhs160 on weekends. Operational hours: Daily 6am-midnight. DAMAC Hills, Contact: (04 245 3939).