A desert links dream

A course embracing the natural beauty of the region anchored by a stunning Mediterranean-
inspired clubhouse.

Inspired by his favorite elements of golf courses from around the world, pro golf legend Ernie Els designed the course of his dreams with a clubhouse to match. The Els Club offers a 72-par course with an extraordinary 60,000 square-foot clubhouse that includes The Big Easy Bar & Grill, 261 Restaurant, a member’s lounge, and numerous conference and boardrooms.

A legacy of golfing

The most important golf coach in the USA Butch Harmon celebrated golfing philosophy comes to Dubai represented in the world’s first Butch Harmon School of Golf located outside North America.

The Els Club

The Els Club event management team ensures that your event becomes not only successful, but also unforgettable. Aesthetically-perfect indoor and outdoor venue matching the international standards to give you a matchless experience.

The Els Club was the first course in the Middle East to be designed by South African sensation Ernie Els. One of the most prolific winners of his generation, Els has 70 professional career victories to his name, including four Major Championships and two World Golf Championships. He also leads Ernie Els Design, which creates award-winning, classic golf courses of distinction, and is the founder of the Ernie Els Centre for Autism in South Africa.

Exclusive event and function spaces with
abundant natural light and magnificent views

The Els Club clubhouse is located in the south middle area of Dubai Sports City among carefully landscaped grounds and overlooking the rolling fairways of the golf course.

  • Congressional Conference Room

    Seating capacity: 60 guests
    Complete state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment. Option is available to combine with Oakmont Meeting Room.

  • Oakmont Meeting Room

    Seating capacity: 30 guests
    Complete state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment. Option is available to combine with Congressional Conference Room.

  • Muirfield Boardroom

    Seating capacity: 10 guests
    Complete state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment along with conference call facilities.

  • Overlook Lounge

    Seating capacity: 40 guests
    A multi-purpose venue with a terrace overlooking the golf course

  • Big Easy Bar & Grill

    Seating capacity: 150 guests
    Ernie’s signature restaurant with an open kitchen, a dedicated private dining area, as well as an expensive terrace overlooking the golf course


    Events Lawn

    Seating capacity: 400 guests

    A multi-purpose outdoor venue that can host large weddings and other events.

    Atrium Fountains

    Seating capacity: 250 guests

    An outdoor venue that overlooks the golf course. Ideal for smaller wedding receptions, private dinners, and ceremonies.

  • 261 Restaurant

    With plenty of indoor seating and a shaded outdoor area, 261 features international cuisine and offers various theme nights and promotions throughout the year as well as numerous televisions to watch the big game.

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