Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2020

The Omega Dubai Desert Classic is Dubai’s biggest golfing tournament and one of the highlights of the PGA European Tour. Since the inaugural event in 1989 it has helped establish the city as a one of the world’s premier golfing destinations.

The tournament is held at the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club, the first grass championship course in Middle East. The par 72, 7,301 yard course was designed by Karl Litten and features seven lakes and many species of indigenous flora.

The Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2020 will be held from January 23 to 26. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the official tournament website (see below).

Previous Winners

The Omega Dubai Desert Classic attracts some of the biggest names in professional golf. Tiger Woods has won the event twice. The most successful player is three-time winner Ernie Els. Rory McIlroy is the youngest winner. He was victorious in 2009 at the tender age of 19.

2019Bryson DeChambeauUSA
2018Li HaotongChina
2017Sergio GarciaSpain
2016Danny WillettEngland
2015Rory McIlroy Northern Ireland
2014Stephen Gallacher Scotland
2013Stephen Gallacher Scotland
2012Rafael Cabrera-Bello Spain
2011Alvaro Quiros Spain
2010Miguel Angel Jimenez Spain
2009Rory McIlroy Northern Ireland
2008Tiger Woods USA
2007Henrik Stenson Sweden
2006Tiger Woods USA
2005Ernie Els South Africa
2004Mark O'Meara USA
2003Robert-Jan Derksen Netherlands
2002Ernie Els South Africa
2001Thomas Bjørn Denmark
2000Jose Coceres Argentina
1999David Howell England
1998Jose Maria Olazabal Spain
1997Richard Green Australia
1996Colin Montgomerie Scotland
1995Fred Couples USA
1994Ernie Els South Africa
1993Wayne Westner South Africa
1992Severiano Ballesteros Spain
1990Eamonn Darcy Ireland
1989Mark James England

The 1991 tournament was cancelled due to the Gulf War.


Map showing location of Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2020

Event Details

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Venue: Emirates Golf Club

Emirates Golf Club
Emirates Hills
United Arab Emirates

Nearest Metro Station(s): Nakheel

Visit Omega Dubai Desert Classic 2020 Website