Where to play golf in Ras al Khaimah
Ras Al-Khaimah, the most northern emirate and known for its sandy coastline is fast becoming a major player in the golf industry in the UAE. With two major developments, Ras Al-Khaimah, referred to as RAK, now has two golf courses on offer.
These two courses are The Al Hamra Golf Club, which is a championship course and the other is the Tower Links Golf Club. If you’re enjoying a northern staycation in the UAE and fancy a round of golf, keep these two places in mind.
Al Hamra Golf Club
Al Hamra Golf Club is in the top 20 golf courses in both the Middle East and the United Arab Emirates. Al Hamra Golf Club sits on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, giving beautiful views as you work your way through this golf course.
An 18-hole par 72 championship golf course, Al Hamra Golf Club offers a varied level of play with a course measuring 7,325 yards and a choice of five tee positions. This golf course can give an enjoyable and challenging experience to players of every level of skill. From novice to professional, you’ll find more than one thing you love about Al Hamra Golf Club.
The Al Hamra Golf Club is at the centre of the Al Hamra Village. Al Hamra Golf Club provides a practice facility, par 3 Academy course, floodlights for night-time play, gymnasium and some of the best dining options in Ras Al-Khaimah. Based in Al Hamra Village is also a mall, marina and some 5-star hotels.
Al Hamra Golf Club had the opportunity to host the European Challenge Tour for Ras Al-Khaimah.
To book a tee-time at Al Hamra Golf Club you will be looking to pay around 590 AED (£123) per person. This rate will give you access to all 18 holes, a shared golf cart and a bucket of range balls.
Tower Links Golf Club
The Tower Links Golf Club of Ras Al-Khaimah is on Khuzam Road and offers an 18-hole par 72 course. The course length is 7,199 yards and presents a links style play.
The location of Tower Links Golf Club offers access to three international airports with less than an hour’s drive. Tower Links Golf Club has been named the most natural golf course in the United Arab Emirates. Tower Links boasts 11 out of the 18 holes going around a mangrove reserve. This provide a natural challenge to most players and promotes plenty of picturesque wildlife.