We've played all the best golf courses in the Middle East – from Dubai to Jordan and Oman to Abu Dhabi. We've visited 11 countries and emirates to bring you the only ranking you can trust.
NCG TOP 100s
Visually majestic, whether you enjoy views across sparkling water or take pleasure from rolling terrain and rough-edged bunkers.
A clever and thoughtful Greg Norman design spectacularly perched on the edge of the gulf.
The host of the Dubai Desert Classic is a Karl Litten design with an emphasis on traditional architecture.
One of the most technically proficient courses in the Middle East, with a variety of exacting and risk-reward holes.
A Nicklaus Design with a unique tidal element and plenty of fun.
The most exacting greens in Dubai await at this course by the South African icon, which sits outside the main hub of Dubai near Jumeirah...
Well known as the home to the DP World Tour Championship, it is everything you would expect from a big-budget championship course.
The creek is in play on four holes – and is augmented by several artificial lakes – and the climax is one of the best stretches of golf in the Middle East.
European Golf Design's Gary Johnston gets it right with this new star in Dubai.
Jose Maria Olazábal has routed led the opening section close to an ancient wadi wall and this authentic aspect sets the tone for a characterful round.