ABU DHABI OPEN - 4 rounds + 3 nights
09 Mar 2022 SAADIYAT BEACH Entries
10 Mar 2022 YAS LINKS Entries
11 Mar 2022 YAS LINKS Entries
12 Mar 2022 ABU DHABI NATIONAL Entries
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Package includes:

 -      3 nights in luxurious 5 star W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island Hotel - with private beach (based on twin / double share);

-        4 rounds of competitive golf on superb courses;

-        Hot & cold buffet breakfast each morning;

-        Golf course transfers to Saadiyat Beach & Abu Dhabi GC;

-        Buggies shared between two each round;

-        Complimentary range balls each day;

-        Prizes for each day’s competition – total prizes value in excess of £1200;

-        All four rounds count towards 2022 Order of Merit;

Package prices:  Flights are not included

Full package price excluding flights (3 nights)                       £1333

Single supplement (3 nights)                                             £180

Non golfer (3 nights)                                                       £316

Additional night in twin / dble room                                    £90pp

Additional night in single room                                           £150

Golf only -  incl course transfers                                        £1126

Golf Courses:

Weds 9                 Saadiyat Beach       Rated no 4 in the UAE                    from 11.00 - 13.00

Thurs 10                Yas Links                No 1 course in UAE                        from 10.00 - 12.00

Fri 11               Yas Links                Venue for HSBC Championship          from 9.00 - 11.00

Sat 12                Abu Dhabi GC        Former Venue for HSBC                     from 11.30 two tee start

Accommodation:

W Hotel – Yas Island – Abu Dhabi

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/auhwh-w-abu-dhabi-yas-island/

Check in on Wednesday 9th March and depart on Saturday 12 March 2022. Rooms are booked on a twin / double basis. 

The package only includes three nights to allow the option of arriving on an Etihad flight from the UK in the early hours of the morning and taking an evening return flight.

A world class and iconic 5 star hotel on Yas Island with easy access to a wide range of attractions including theme parks, shopping malls, private beach and a marina.

Hotel facilities include: Private Beach; outdoor swimming pool, several international restaurants restaurants, numerous bars, Spa & fitness centre and rooftop night club.

Format:  The scoring format each day will be individual Stableford with 95%  handicap allowance. All four rounds will count towards the 2022 Orders of Merit.

Handicap:  When you check in for the first round you will be asked to show proof of your current Handicap Index. The relevant Golf Union app on your mobile is acceptable.

All four rounds will be run under the WHS system but scores will NOT automatically be forwarded to England Golf.  You MUST return your daily scores to your golf club and the easiest way to do this is to forward the email from Golf Genius, which you will receive after each round and which provides details of your scores.

GAGT Overseas Handicap System (OHA):  Where appropriate handicaps will be adjusted after each round in line with the GAGT OHA system which is based on the CONGU handicap system prior to the introduction of WHS, details of which we can provide.  Any adjustments will not affect your club Handicap Index.

The GAGT OHA system will take precedence over any adjustments made by a player’s home club so that everyone is operating on the same system as some clubs are slow to update overseas scores.  

Prizes:  There will be prizes for the leading three scores each day.

To avoid any excess baggage charges prizes will be in the form of vouchers for the 2022 Tour as follows:

Daily vouchers: 1st - £100, 2nd - £70, 3rd - £50       Overall vouchers:  1st - £175, 2nd £150, 3rd - £125.

Golf Course transfers:

We will organise coach transfers to Saadiyat GC (Monday) Abu Dhabi GC (Thursday).

Yas Links is literally a few minutes from the W Hotel in a taxi and the fare is approximately £4 per taxi. 

Range balls:  Range balls are included each day.

Buggies: Shared buggies are included at each course .

Scoring format:  Play will be predominantly in fourballs.  The scoring format will be Individual Stableford with 95% of Course Handicap allowance.  The maximum handicap limits will be 24 for men and 30 for ladies.

Tees:  TBC – depending on conditions on the day

Local Rules: Local Rules on the scorecard will be in play in addition to the R&A Rules of Golf.

Sweep:  There will be an optional sweep of £40 (£10 per round) which will be split evenly between  a 2’s and competition sweep per round.  The sweep is payable in GBP with the exception of overseas competitors who can pay €50. We will collect the sweep when you check in for the first round.

The sweep will be paid out each day

Nearest the Pin: There will be two Nearest the Pin competitions per round.

Order of Merit: Merit points will be awarded for all four rounds. You will need to be a current member of the GAGT to qualify for merit points.

Shorts:  Ankle length socks are acceptable at each course, shorts must be tailored

GPS & Range finding equipment: The use of GPS range finding devices is permitted on the Tour.

 

Flights: Flights are NOT included and we recommend you contact Water Orton Travelcentre (ABTA number 17618) on 0121 749 1493 or email info@travelcentres.co.uk and speak to Janet.

Remember to quote GAGT to get the best quote.
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