Intensive preparations for the start of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship


The Abu Dhabi Sports Council announced the completion of the organizational preparations for the start of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, which continues its exemplary journey as one of the most important global sporting events that has been held in Abu Dhabi since 2006 until the sixteenth edition of the Abu Dhabi Golf Club during the period 21-24 January 2021 As part of the Rolex series’s first four stops on the European Premier League agenda.
The championship is held according to the highest safety standards, precautionary measures and preventive measures in accordance with the protocol followed for the return and resumption of sporting activities and events in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, which oversees the organization of the annual tournament, is keen to continue its ambitious plans to attract the most important international sporting events in order to establish the leadership position of the capital Abu Dhabi as one. One of the most important international sporting destinations.
The tournament has been organized since 2006, under the supervision of arbitration from the European Tour of Golf, and the tournament is held in a way of playing: 72 holes divided into 4 rounds according to the stroke rate system, and after 36 holes, only the first 65 players and those who tied with them qualify in the average stroke.
On the other hand, the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship represents an international media value for all stations, television channels, digital platforms, and audio-print media, in light of the prestigious reputation it enjoys in the world golf tournaments. Where all media stations are ready to provide exceptional coverage commensurate with the stature of the championship and the global repercussions that it establishes every year, in light of the large participation of international stars.
The television broadcast of the tournament reaches more than 490 million homes, covering more than 150 countries around the world every week, resulting in more than 2,200 global broadcast hours, and these numbers represent the value of the great outputs that the tournament embodies each year and its successful model partnership with the capital Abu Dhabi. .
The world championship will be attended by the world’s elite golf stars, at the first stop of the Rolex series in the race season to Dubai 2021; The tournament will witness the participation of former champion Lee Westwood and the participation of the number 10 in the world, Terrell Hatton and the 2020 DP World Championship champion Matt Fitzpatrick, as well as the Ryder Cup champions Tommy Fleetwood and Ian Poulter, Thomas Bjorn, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Martin Kaymer, Shane Lowry, Graeme McDowell, Justin Rose, Henrik Stinson, Danny Willett, who have announced the challenge to the prestigious tournament that will see the resumption of the list of European points of players targeted to qualify for the Ryder Cup in Wisconsin.

Al-Rumaithi: A new indication of Abu Dhabi’s capabilities and its optimal treatment

Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, said: “With the approaching launch of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, we welcome all delegations and players participating in the sixteenth edition of the tournament, which witnesses the participation of the elite of stars and world leaders in golf, to reflect our vision and our keenness to continue to provide the best Sports events, and consolidating the position and leadership of Abu Dhabi as a highly distinguished international sporting destination.
He added, “This championship represents a global sporting platform in terms of strength of competition and as the beginning of the famous Rolex Series rounds for the new season within the European Tour of the Premium Category.”
He continued: “The organization of the championship under the circumstances of the current stage reflects the great potential that Abu Dhabi enjoys and its ability to host and host the most important international sporting events in light of the application of the highest safety standards, preventive measures and precautionary measures that ensure the safety of all participants, thanks to its optimal handling at the current stage. And the ingredients that it possesses and its ability to top global indicators in various fields.

Al Mahmoud: Organizing the championship reflects fruitful partnerships

Mohamed Ibrahim Al Mahmoud, Second Vice President of the Olympic Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, confirmed that the organization of the Abu Dhabi “HSBC” Golf Championship, for the sixteenth year in a row, reflects the fruitful partnerships and the great successes that the tournament cuts in attracting and attracting the world’s elite players in Golf, indicating that the event represents a distinct start to the global events adopted in the sporting calendar for 2021, amid high-quality preventive measures and measures.
He said: “The Abu Dhabi“ HSBC ”Golf Championship, which is held under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and his continued support for the plan to host global sporting events, continues its pioneering path with significant successes and economic, tourism, community and sports returns for the capital Abu Dhabi. ».
Al Mahmoud expressed his pride in the global position of the Abu Dhabi “HSBC” Golf Championship, which has been held since 2006 until the sixteenth edition, which witnesses the participation of the world’s top ranked, confirming the prominent presence of Abu Dhabi and its leadership in organizing and hosting elite international sporting events.


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