Dubai Best Golf Courses


Best golf courses in and around Dubai

Your Dubai itinerary may include visits to museums, botanical gardens and parks, but make sure to also look up the top quality golf courses located near Dubai.

Whether you’re on a business trip or a short week-end break combining city life with a round of golf is the icing on the cake. 
Review our list of best golf courses, resorts and clubs below to plan your time efficiently and enhance your travel experience in Dubai. Each golf course is unique and benefits for players of every skill level.    

Where2Golf Minimap    To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses near Dubai on the map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses on your holiday.

Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course.
click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Al Badia 4b.gif(Closed in 2017)Open parkland.Jones Jr, Robert Trent
Al Zorah 0.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Nicklaus Design
Arabian Ranches 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDesert-style.Baker-Finch, Ian
Dubai CC (Al Awir) 3a.gif(Closed in 2007)Sand course (not grassed).Unknown
Dubai Creek 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined & open parkland.Bjorn, Thomas
Dubai Hills 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDesert-style.Johnston, Gary
Els Club Dubai 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLinks-style.Els, Ernie
Emirates (Faldo) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDesert-style.Faldo, Nick
Emirates (Majlis) 5b.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined & open parkland.Litten, Karl
Jebel Ali 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTree-lined & open parkland.Harradine, Peter
Jumeirah Golf (Earth) 5a.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Norman, Greg
Jumeirah Golf (Fire) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeDesert-style.Norman, Greg
Jumeirah Golf (Water) 0.gifTBAParkland.Singh, Vijay
Jumeirah Golf (Wind) 0.gifTBALinks-style.Garcia, Dye & Norman
Montgomerie Dubai 4b.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Montgomerie, Colin
Sharjah Wanderers 3a.gifVisitors welcomeSand course (partly grassed).Unknown
Track, The (Meydan Golf) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeOpen parkland.Harradine, Peter
Trump Intl Dubai 4b.gifVisitors welcomeDesert course.Hanse, Gil

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