Yas Links Abu Dhabi

off Yas Dr St,

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

  • Office

    +971 (0)2 404 3000
  • Pro shop

    +971 (0)2 404 3000
  • Golf pro

    Jaco Stander (PGA, Senior Golf Professional).
  • Academy

    Yas Links Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links-style. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Sea water lagoon.

  • Designer:

    Kyle Phillips

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7414
6236
5434
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the championship course. Also at Yas Links is the nine-hole par-3 Academy course.

Location

Latitude:

24.478468

Longitude:

54.600602

How to get there:

5 km NW of Abu Dhabi Intl Airport.

Yas Links Golf Club

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2010

Yas Links Golf Club is home to one of the Middle East's newest and most exciting golf courses. Highly acclaimed designer Kyle Phillips has crafted a challenging links-style course alongside a broad seawater lagoon, which connects directly into the Arabian Gulf. Also in close proximity to the course is Abu Dhabi's prestigious new Yas Marina Formula 1 race circuit. Aircraft arriving at the nearby International Airport might also get your attention.

This wonderful layout of gently undulating golf holes rides across rolling dunes that stretch two miles along the lagoon's shoreline. The course features nine seashore greens, as the two nine-hole loops weave their way through the undulating sand hills.

Yas Links is peppered with 119 bunkers, defining the fairways and defending the greens. Stretching to 7,414 yards from the tips, five different tee settings ensures the course plays tough from the Championship tees, while creating an enjoyable and easier going experience for members and visitors, whatever their golfing prowess.

In addition to the 18-hole championship layout, the facilities here also include a nine-hole short course, golf academy, floodlit practice facilities and luxury clubhouse. Yas Links is part of Aldar Properties’ Yas Island development, a global leisure destination. Photo courtesy of Kyle Phillips Golf Course Design.

List of courses: UAE

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 36.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Oct thru April): c.US$240. Golf cart included.

Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The man-made Yas Island is fast becoming one of Abu Dhabi's most visited leisure, shopping and entertainment centres. In addition to the Yas Links golf course, the island is home to Ferrari World theme park, Yas Waterworld water park, Yas Marina motor racing circuit, Warner Brothers theme park, Yas Plaza shopping centre and numerous cafes and restaurants.

Published ranking

UAE's 3rd best course (Golf Digest, 2022).
World's 89th best public access course (Golf World, 2023). Formerly ranked world's 91st best course (GOLF Magazine, 2017; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).

Where2Stay

  • Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa5-star

    Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Sas Al Nakhl, Abu Dhabi, 126797 UAE.

    +971 (0)2 616 9999

    Visit website

    The 172-guestroom Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa is the heart of the Abu Dhabi Golf Club, alongside the famous "eagle" clubhouse. From this luxury hotel, a short drive takes you to the premier attractions in Abu Dhabi such as the Yas Island Circuit, Ferrari World, grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque and the other golf courses in the emirate.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Abu Dhabi

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Yas Links; Al Ghazal; Saadiyat Beach (31 km).

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