Al-Awani: We are keen to present an exceptional version
Yas Links will host the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
Yas Links Stadium on Yas Island.
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The Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the organizers of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, has approved the Yas Links Course on Yas Island to host the next year's edition for the first time in the history of the tournament, which is the first stop in the Rolex Series European Championship 2022.
A press release said: "Yas Links, designed by Kyle Phillips, ranked 48th in Golf Digest's ranking of the 100 best golf courses in the world, and will host the competition from 20 to 23 January."
For his part, the Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Aref Al Awani, said: “We are proud of all our sports facilities that host various events and support the successes of our plans, and we are keen, by transferring the tournament, which won a large number of international awards to Yas Links Stadium for the first time, to add more excellence and organizational dazzle. For the championship process, and to work on presenting an exceptional version, especially as it is held on Yas Island, the global tourist destination, and on the most prestigious and wonderful golf courses in the world (Yas Links), looking forward with the partners to embody a new experience full of progress and prosperity for the championship.”
For his part, CEO of Aldar Investments, Jassim Busaiba, said: “Aldar is proud to continue its long-term collaboration with the European Tour.
We welcome the hosting of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship for the first time at Yas Links Stadium.
Yas Island is the perfect place to host this event.”
Keith Bailey, CEO of the European Tour of Golf, said: “We expect the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship to provide an exceptional experience for players and fans alike, especially with its location at Yas Links, and as one of our Rolex Series tournaments.”
On the other hand, Abdul Rahman Sharaf, CEO of HSBC Bank Middle East in the UAE and Head of the Bank’s International Business Department, said: “HSBC’s values are centered on openness and offering a large number of opportunities, and this is what we have been keen to provide to our customers over the years. 75 years old, and moving the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship to Yas Links for the first time provides an ideal opportunity to celebrate a new stage.”
Terrell Hutton won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in 2021.
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