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Abu Dhabi to host 6th Annual World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony

The St. Regis hosts World Golf Awards

Taking place outside Europe for the first time, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi will host the 6th Annual World Golf Awards on 29th October 2019.

Leading names from the golfing world will join VIPs and figureheads from the golf travel industry for what will mark the first World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

The ceremony will bring together market leaders from more than 40 nations across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, North America and Oceania.

The prize-giving evening at the landmark golf resort will form the climax of an exclusive three-day golfing itinerary, which will include rounds of golf at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, one of the world’s most captivating golfing projects.

Voting for World Golf Awards 2019 runs until 15th September. Golf industry executives and golf consumers are eligible to vote in a range of categories, with the 2019 winners to be unveiled at the gala reception in Abu Dhabi.



Chris Frost, Managing Director, World Golf Awards, said: “We are tremendously excited to be bringing World Golf Awards to Abu Dhabi for the first time. With every continent represented, the three-day programme will be a truly global gathering of the golf tourism industry as we find out which brands are shaping our future.”

Overlooking a pristine beach and the celebrated Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort offers a serene escape, private beach and captivating wildlife just minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi.

Marwan Fadel, General Manager, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, said: “We are honoured to be in the top ranking of golf resorts that offer unique, memorable and luxury experiences on a global scale. With World Golf Awards choosing to host their big night for the first time in the region at our resort is proof of our continued efforts. We are excited to host some of the leading names in the golf industry and look forward to the spectacular celebrations planned for the awards.”

The Gary Player-designed Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is a golfing masterpiece that respectfully harnesses the natural beauty of Saadiyat Island’s magnificent, white sand beaches for a truly unique playing experience.

Clinton Norris, Senior Sales Manager, Abu Dhabi Golf Club and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, said: “It is a pleasure to be hosting guests from all over the world for the 2019 edition of the World Golf Awards at Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. The quality of golf and leisure on offer in Abu Dhabi is something we pride ourselves in, so there is no better place for such high esteem awards to be held. We look forward to welcoming attendees and wish those who are nominated for the awards the very best of luck.” is a media partner of World Golf Awards. For more information about World Golf Awards visit


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