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2011 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

Teeing off in 2006 and quickly becoming established as a favourite event for players and spectators alike, the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship is now one of the biggest events on the PGA European Tour, regularly attracting some of golf’s most famous names. Since its inception by Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), it has been staged at the sublime Abu Dhabi Golf Club as part of the Tour’s Gulf Swing and with the emirate now boasting three championship ready courses, the championship’s future looks very bright. The championship’s ongoing success is laying the foundations for Abu Dhabi’s emergence as a international golfing destination. Playing to a cumulative global television audience of 400 million, the championship is inextricably linked with the building of Abu Dhabi’s tourism profile as an international destination of distinction, and is integral in putting the emirate firmly on the international sporting map. The championship consistently attracts a world-class field of the game’s top international stars, including winners Chris DiMarco, Paul Casey and Martin Kaymer. Even Tour legend Gary Player has joined the Abu Dhabi field. In 2010, eight of the world’s top 14 players competed, and Ryder Cup winners such as Sergio Garcia, Colin Montgomerie, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood have all participated. Now, as part of a five-year partnership with HSBC, the world’s local bank, the event’s prize fund rises to US $2.7 million – an increase of US $500,000 – making it the richest purse of the Gulf Swing. The partnership ushers in a new era for the championship and golf in Abu Dhabi, and ADTA is committed to hosting the event’s most impressive playing field. The authority also plans to mount its most expansive spectator offering of improved facilities and attractions. Last year, the championship drew close to 30,000 spectators over four days all of whom enjoyed off-course entertainment and a leisure experience to rival the breathtaking action on-course. Abu Dhabi Golf Club is a world-class sporting facility and demonstrates the UAE capital’s ability to build top-tier venues for renowned international events. With enhanced spectator platforms to promote true ‘up-close viewing’, a substantially expanded championship village with even more attractions, restaurants, cafes and competitions, the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship is one of the most fan-friendly competitions on the map. Enjoy the thrills & spills of the 2011 Championship from the comfort of the exclusive Falcon Terrace, located on the lower terrace of the iconic falcon shaped Abu Dhabi Golf Club clubhouse. The Falcon Terrace overlooks the 9th and 18th greens, providing a superb opportunity for you to entertain valued business associates or unwind with family and friends in elegant yet relaxed surroundings. • Welcome cocktail or glass of Champagne (11:00 – 12:00) • BBQ lunch (12:00 – 14:00) • Afternoon tea (15:30 – 17:00) • Complimentary bar* (12:00 – 17:00) • Falcon Terrace credentials and priority parking • Souvenir official programme • Daily draw sheet • Free access to the Clubhouse Individual or group bookings are available. Bookings The cost is Dhs 1,200 per person per day. Priority will be given to those booking falcon terrace tables for all 4 days. For sales and further enquiries please contact the falcon terrace sales team: Kate Bartley - (+44 208 233 6376) or Amor Abalahin - (+971 4 408 8388)


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