On a recent visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the UK’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, visited the soon to open Tower Links Golf Course in Ras Al-Khaimah. Tower Links Golf Club is due to open in March 2004.
His visit to the course included a special palm tree planting ceremony attended by the course’s owner, Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al-Qassimi along with his brother, Crown Prince of Ras Al-Khaimah, Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al-Qassimi.
The palm tree is located on the first tee of the back nine and will be identified with a commemorative plaque.
Tower Links Golf Club is an 18 hole, Par 72 Golf course and Golf Academy complete with driving range and short game facilities. Nine holes and the practice facilities will have floodlighting for night play.
The course is 7,200 yards in length with four tees: professional, men, seniors and ladies, therefore providing tee-off opportunities for all standards of play. Even though this is primarily a tourist course with a variety of risk and reward challenges - Tower Links will however, when played from the back tees become a championship course. — (menareport.com)
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