Dubai Golf Wins 10 Accolades at the Annual 59Club Awards

15 April 2019

Dubai Golf experienced an outstanding evening at this year’s 59Club Awards, as it received a total of 10 esteemed accolades across both the iconic Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. A clear forerunner since partaking in the awards in 2015, this year’s wins further solidify Dubai Golf’s status as a world-class leading golf operator.

The 59Club Awards is deemed as the most prominent awarding entity in the golf service industry, rewarding the top golf venues across all business foundations. These include management, sales, service, operations, retail, and food and beverage. The 59Club maintains industry benchmarks, the Gold, Silver and Bronze Flags, which distinguish the finest membership clubs and commercial venues around the globe.

Dubai Golf received the prestigious ‘Golf Group of the Year 2018’ title, while both Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and Emirates Golf Club garnered a Gold Flag award. Emirates Golf Club also picked up the award for the ‘Ultimate Members Club’, an award given to the venue that leads the average scores of all venues receiving a Gold Flag.

Stephen Hubner and Gregorio Gonzales from the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club received the ‘Overseas Golf Manager of the Year 2018’ and ‘Overseas Golf Retail Manager of the Year 2018’, respectively. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club also took home the titles ‘Leisure Membership Sales Team of the Year 2018’ and ‘Overseas Golf Membership Sales Team of the Year 2018’.

Emirates Golf Club’s Head of Sports and Leisure, Andy Meech, took the ‘Leading Individual Leisure Membership Sales Performance 2018’ award, while Golf Services Manager, Rhys James was awarded the ‘Overseas Leading Individual Golf Membership Sales Performance 2018’.

Dubai Golf CEO, Chris May, stated, “We are absolutely delighted to have achieved such success here at the 59Club service Excellence Awards, and it is with much pride that I was able to collect so many accolades on behalf of Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, as well as the sought-after Golf Group of the year title.”

He added: “The expertise, information and staff training support that 59Club has provided us over the years has become a mainstay of our business and has allowed us to deliver a consistently high level of customer service across our entire group operation. We pride ourselves on being amongst the very best venues in terms of the visitor and member experience in the world of golf.”

The awards were presented at a glittering ceremony at The Belfry Resort, England, celebrating the achievements of the very best individuals, teams and venues within the golf industry.

Dubai Golf takes pride in its consistently high level of customer service and pioneering facilities across its three prestigious venues: Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and Jumeirah Golf Estates. Having been at the forefront of golf and golf related services since its inception in the Emirates, Dubai Golf aims to continuously elevate the experiences of visitors and members in the world of golf by continuously seeking to innovate and lead the industry.


About Dubai Golf
Dubai Golf, a leisure subsidiary owned by wasl Asset Management Group, with its worldclass golf courses and luxurious clubhouses, harbours some of the most spectacular locations for golf, events and entertainment in the Gulf. Dubai Golf's portfolio consists of the three most established golf resorts in the Middle East – Emirates Golf Club, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and Jumeirah Golf Estates.

Dubai Golf manages an online tee time booking system for its three Dubai-based golf courses, as well as servicing a central reservations office that books golf at all the UAE golf courses.

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