Gallery3- If its a Greg Norman design expect lots of bunkering .The course has 99 bunkers to contend with .They are large,deep & strategic - some of them even have a ladder to get in & out off !
Gallery2-The Earth course is a Greg Norman design & is a very challenging layout . Water is in play on 5 holes & make a huge impact on those holes.Picture shows the 187 yard ,6th hole which is all carry over the water
Gallery4-The Proshop at the Jumeirah Golf estates is a great place to pick up tournament memorabilia & gear
Gallery5- The Island green at the 17th hole . This hole plays to 195 yards from the back pin & with the wind up can be a extremely intimidating tee shot
Gallery6-The 19th hole & lounge at the Jumeirah Golf Estates
Gallery7- The greens are manicured Bermuda (Tiffway 419) grass & the fairways are lush Rye grass that feels like a perfect carpet
Gallery8-View of the green at the long 626 yards , Par 5 , Hole 14 . The green is guarded by 3 bunkers & has water running all along the right
Gallery9-Luxury villas & homes dot the golf course at the Earth course @ Jumeirah Golf Estates
About this course
The Jumeirah Golf estate is a combination of luxury real estate with world class golf. The vision was to create 4 golf courses inspired by the elements – EARTH, FIRE, WATER & WIND. Currently 2 courses are up & running – the Earth & the Fire course with 36 holes of world class golf. This is a project from Leisure Corp !
EARTH COURSE: This is a massive 7706 yard championship course designed by Greg Norman & host to the Dubai World Championship event ! The course is inspired by the parkland courses of North America & Europe & is a beautifully maintained layout. With undulating fairways, deep bunkers, huge dips in elevation & clever contouring around the greens this is a very challenging course. The wind on this course can be severe on some holes & throws up unpredictable scenarios. Water is strategically in play on some of the holes & it is usually a daunting feature which forces golfers into rethinking club selection & strategy. One of the best examples is the 18th hole – a uphill 651 yard Par 5 where a meandering water stream runs all along the center of the fairway – making a perfect shot down the center of the fairway a nightmare!
The course is host to the culmination of the European Tour season & golf’s ultimate prize – the RACE TO DUBAI grand finale event – the DUBAI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ! The course has 99 bunkers & has Bermuda grass greens. With four sets of tees to choose from – they play to 7706, 7045, 6473 & 5435 yards respectively, golfers are spoilt for choice. The clubhouse has a massive proshop & a large F&B area. The driving range & practice facilities are located around the clubhouse & are world class.
For information on the FIRE course which is also a part of the Jumeirah golf estates go to the below url.