Issue No 281 - 01 Sep 2008
Tiger Woods Dubai phase 1 work on track

The first phase of the $1.1bn Tiger Woods Dubai residential golf development is on track and is due to be completed in September next year.

The Tiger Woods Dubai is a private residential community located over an area of 55 million sq ft.being developed by Tatweer, one of the region's most dynamic enterprises and a member of Dubai Holding.

The project comprises an exclusive golf community which includes a professionally-staffed golf academy, a 14,000 sq m clubhouse with premium amenities, and Al Ruwaya, the first golf course designed by Woods, a high-end destination spa; 22 palaces; 75 mansions, and 100 luxury villas and community service facilities.

The sales suite will feature models, master plans, renderings, video fly-through and other components to provide a better illustration of the project to interested parties, said a Tatweer official.

Tatweer has roped in Lebanese designer Elie Saab to design the interiors of the exclusive $164 million signature hotel within The Tiger Woods Dubai development.

The hotel is planned to be 34,000 sq m and will include 90 suites and 14 bungalows of various sizes varying from 1,600-9,500 sq ft. The hotel will target top-tier clientele and boast of a 10,000 sq feet swimming pool as well as one of Dubai's most exquisite spas.

Everything at the development is aimed at providing the ultimate luxury experience. The 80-suite boutique hotel for VIP guests will have lavish rooms. It will have a presidential and royal suite, the official said.

Embodying Woods’ vision of creating a spectacular, challenging golf course, Al Ruwaya, will be a 7,800 yard, par 72, 18-hole championship course with dramatic elevation changes, lush landscaping, stunning water features and an overall design that will challenge and entertain golfers of all playing abilities.

Luxurious residential and hospitality components will include 197 residences, a boutique hotel, a well-being spa, a fine dining restaurant, a professionally staffed golf academy, and the Al Ruwaya clubhouse.

A truly exclusive address, this private golfing community will occupy an area of 55 million sq ft in Dubailand off Al Hibab Road; a 30 minute drive from Dubai's city centre and the Dubai International Airport.

Source: Trade Arabia News

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