The Dubai Desert Classic Golf Championship is an annually organized golf tournament that takes place in Dubai. Since its investiture in the year 1989, the Dubai Desert Classic has been a part of the European Tour hence becoming the first European Tour event to be organized in the Middle East.
Except for the 1999 and the 2000 editions of the European Tour, when the Dubai Desert Classic was held at the Dubai Creek & Yacht Club, the event is always held at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai.
The Dubai Desert Classic Golf Championship is very famous and attracts some of the best golf stars in the world. The appearance fees for these stars are really high. The main sponsors for this mega tournament are DubaI, National Bank of Dubai, Omega, CNN, Emirates Airline, Emaar, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Gulf News and BMW. Due to the number of big time sponsors available, the event is one of the most luxurious golf events taking place in the world.
The sponsors’ priority for this tournament has always been providing an exhilarating spectator experience. There are loads of food stalls which sell a large variety of beverages and snacks.
For the entertainment of the spectators, the organizers conduct a putting competition between them. A huge television screen is put up in order to update the spectators about the events going on around the entire golf course. And if one is wondering if memorabilia are available in order to make the experience worth remembering, even that is provided. A huge 300 square feet merchandise shop is set up in order to facilitate the purchase of numerous kinds of mementos. All these facilities out together create an excellent spectator experience that each one of them will remember for a long time.