SAADIYAT BEACH GOLF CLUB ANNOUNCES GARY HURLEY AS CLUB AMBASSADOR
Abu Dhabi, UAE; Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, the premier beachfront course in the Arabian Gulf, today announced Gary Hurley as the club’s newest ambassador. Gary Hurley will proudly display the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club logo on his golf bag as he competes around the world this year, looking to continue his rise through the ranks.
Hurley, who had a great 2021 season, continued strong this year, finishing 4th in solo at April’s Abruzzo Alps Open. This follows his T4 finish at the New Giza Open in March and his T7 result at the Ein Bay Open. Through this partnership, Hurley has high hopes for golf in the Middle East and wants to work closely with Saadiyat Beach Golf Club to energize and introduce the course and its facilities to people living in the UAE, as well as potential tourists to the region.
Commenting on the partnership, Hurley’s enthusiasm to work with the club was evident as he very much enjoys spending time at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club training and preparing for upcoming tournaments:
“I am truly delighted to join the club as an ambassador for Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. I would like to thank them for placing their trust in me and look forward to showcasing the superb course and incredible facilities the club has to offer.
Hurley continued: “The place has it all, phenomenal practice facilities, a sensational championship golf course, delicious food, stunning views and above all, the most welcoming staff. I am extremely excited to start working together.
Hurley earned a full Alps Tour card for 2022, thanks to impressive displays of golf throughout the 2021 season, including finishing tied for 3rd at the Roma Alps Open and tied for 10th at the Antognolla Alps Open.
Looking ahead to 2022 ambitions, Hurley’s priority is to continue to progress through the golf ranks and on major European golf tours.
Commenting on Hurley’s appointment, Matthew Waters, Group Golf Director, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Yas Links Abu Dhabi said, “We are delighted to have Gary Hurley represent us as the official ambassador of Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Gary is someone we’ve all had our eye on lately and is undoubtedly an up-and-coming talent, a player we’ve all noticed and noticed. I’m sure Gary will support our long-term goals and we’ll take a keen interest in his progress. We are fortunate to have him by our side to support our continued development. I hope we can continue to develop a strong working partnership with Gary and that we can use his expertise to attract more residents and international visitors to the club.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club won the award for ‘Abu Dhabi’s Best Golf Course’ in 2021 and 2019, furthering its reputation as a globally recognized golf destination. The breathtaking Par 72 course was designed by golfing legend, Gary Player. Not only is it a stunning ocean course, it also boasts top-notch practice facilities, creating an unparalleled golfing experience for those who visit.
Known as a winding, eco-friendly course, the three saltwater lakes, a restored beach and sand dunes present tricky hazards on the course, while more than 60 bunkers make even the best players think twice. their next move.
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About Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, managed by Troon, was designed for amateurs and professionals. The course starts at 5,290 meters and can be extended to 7,784 meters for those in the paid ranks. The clubhouse is known as a real treat for meals and its beautiful terrace is ideal for award ceremonies and outdoor gatherings, giving a real club atmosphere. It was the host venue for the first Ladies European Tour event in Abu Dhabi and has won numerous awards, truly putting the Troon destination on the map.
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