Dubai, UAE: The top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai will continue to receive a luxurious end-of-season celebration as Atlantis, The Palm continues its partnership as Official Hotel of the US$8 million DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
To be staged on the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 November, the DP World Tour Championship is now in its eighth consecutive year of partnership with the iconic five-star destination, which will once again use its position to support golf in the UAE and promote the popular sport to international guests and visitors.
“Atlantis, The Palm has enjoyed a hugely successful partnership with the DP World Tour Championship since The Race to Dubai was launched in 2009 and we are extremely proud to be the event’s Official Hotel for the eighth year in succession and on until 2017” said Serge Zaalof, President and Managing Director Atlantis, The Palm.
“As the finale of The Race to Dubai, the DP World Tour Championship is one of the biggest golfing occasions on the calendar and continues to feature many of the biggest names in the sport. It is our pleasure to welcome the players and their families for what will be a true celebration of the golfing season and the opportunity to enjoy our world-class resort and its attractions.”
In addition to hosting the competing players and their families, Atlantis, The Palm will also be hosting the ever popular Race to Atlantis initiative in the build-up to the tournament which takes place on the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates on 2 November.
The DP World Tour Championship, Dubai – The European Tour’s glittering end-of-season tournament held in Dubai, was given a significant boost today with the news that global ports operator DP World has agreed to continue its title sponsorship for another five years
The agreement until the 2020 season, will see DP World support the climax of The Race to Dubai, in addition to the company’s existing sponsorship of European Tour events in India, Hong Kong, China, Turkey and here at this week’s BMW PGA Championship in England.
The DP World Tour Championship – which will celebrate its seventh staging this year on the Earth Courseat Jumeirah Golf Estates from November 19-22 – is already recognised globally as one of golf’s premier tournaments.
Its Roll of Honour reads like a Who’s Who of the game itself – Lee Westwood (2009), Robert Karlsson (2010), Alvaro Quiros (2011), Rory McIlroy (2012), and Henrik Stenson (2013 & 2014) – and this year’s tournament will see the top 60 players on The Race to Dubai once again battle for a share of the US$8 million tournament prize fund, with the winner taking home US$1.3 million.
In addition, the leading 15 players on The Race to Dubai at the end of the tournament will share the US$5 million Bonus Pool, with the eventual European Tour Number One pocketing US$1.25 million.
Speaking at a press conference at Wentworth Club in England, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, said: “Dubai and the UAE stand at the crossroads of world trade and this cosmopolitan location is a melting pot of talent, expertise and professionalism much like the sport of golf. We are delighted to be supporting this prestigious event to bring to Dubai the world’s best golfers and their fans.
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