Competition Update 

Following the Governments announcements during the past weeks to relax the restrictions associated with Covid-19  we have taken the decision to resume play for the 2nd round of the Matchplay Pairs 2019/20 competition.

Competitors should now make contact with their opponents to arrange for matches to take place.Competition rules should be followed taking into consideration any local club rules in force on the day of the match.

As there is still uncertainty surrounding overseas travel we are only able at this stage to confirm UK based rounds.Once overseas travel can be confirmed we will update with regards the final UAE based experience.

Revised played-by dates for rounds

2nd Round – 19th July 2020

3rd Round – 23rd August 2020

4th Round – 27th September 2020

5th Round – 31st October 2020

Playoff  – TBC

The Matchplay Pairs NOW in its 2nd year is a year round knockout competition offering the winners a unique 5* golfing experience in Dubai.

The competition commences in September before taking a short  “mid winter break” then continues again in March through to its conclusion at the UK national finals at the end of summer.

The Matchplay Pairs is designed to keep your competition season alive right through the year and offers a fantastic experience for the winners in Dubai

The Competition
The competition format is a matchplay knock-out and invites men’s, woman’s and mixed pairs. Taking place between September 2019 and August 2020 the 36 hole home and away 1st round structure, provides a fantastic opportunity for amateur golfers to experience and compete in a truly professional experience.

National Finals and Winners Experience
The National Finals will see the last 4 pairs play during the morning in two semi finals at the Forest of Arden resort with the winners of each match qualifying through to the Grand Final match later in the day.

The competition provides the winning pair with a dream golfing experience in the magnificent golfing mecca of Dubai. Not only will the winners receive entry to the European Tours season Finale, the Race to Dubai at Jumeriah Golf estates, they will be provided with return flights, 4 nights Bed & Breakfast accommodation and 3 rounds of golf at the 5* golf resorts of Dubai Creek, The Montgomerie and The Faldo course at Emirates Golf Club.

Closing date: September 30th 2019




The Competition

The Abu Dhabi Matchplay Golf Championship is a season-long knockout competition open to amateur club golfers across the England, Scotland and Wales.

International Grand Finals

The winning pair from the UK will spend 5 days in Dubai not only being able to watch the drama of the European tours season finale unfold but will also play on 3 of the most exquisite sun drenched fairways the UAE has to offer.

With return flights flights from the UK and half board accommodation provided, the grand final experience is sure to provide a golfing experience to live long in the memory.

The Rules

We have laid down the below rules and guidelines to provide clarity and ensure maximum enjoyment for all entrants.

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Entries are open until 30th September 2019.

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