OMEGA DUBAI LADIES CLASSIC 2017
The 9th edition of the OMEGA Dubai Ladies Classic recently took place at the lush green Emirates Golf Club in Dubai. Attracting some of the biggest names in golf, the OMEGA Dubai Ladies Classic is part of the season-ending Ladies European Tour (LET). The 12th edition of the event will see World number 8 and 2017 British Open winner I.K Kim playing against some of the top female golfers in the world, including USA’s Brittany Lincicome.
The OMEGA Dubai Ladies Classic is held at the Emirates Golf Club Dubai, which boasts two of the city’s most challenging courses: The Majlis, on which this tournament was played, and The Faldo, attracting golfing enthusiasts from the UAE and across the region to watch this most popular of annual tournaments.
The green fairways of the Emirates Golf Club turned pink as players, officials and golfers wore color in support of Breast Cancer Awareness at the OMEGA Dubai Ladies Classic (ODLC) in the UAE. As ninth-time title sponsor of the OMEGA Dubai Ladies Classic, OMEGA also displayed its commitment to its long-standing support of women and women in sport during the special “Pink Day” during the third round of the tournament.
Finishing her year with a fantastic victory in a thrilling playoff, Angel Yin won the 2017 OMEGA Dubai Ladies Classic, the final stop of the year on the Ladies European Tour. The tournament was played on one of the city’s renowned course – The Majlis – and was held under the patronage of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Angel Yin played excellently throughout the competition and ended with a final score of 15 under-par, a winning margin of 2 shots.
Along with her prize money and trophy, Angel Yin was awarded an OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M. The stunning 38 mm timepiece features an 18K Sedna™ gold case with a glittering diamond-paved bezel, taupe-brown leather strap and a revolutionary Master Chronometer caliber on the inside.
OMEGA has been the title sponsor of the Dubai Ladies Classic since 2009. For nine years running, the brand has witnessed a wonderful display of female golf. Hosted by the Emirates Golf Club, it is always a highlight to see the play at The Majlis – which was named among the world’s top 100 golf courses in a survey conducted by influential US-based magazine Golf Digest.