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Dubai 2024

14th - 21st November

Michael O’Connor Golf Travel is heading back to the Middle East for some winter sun. This time we are going to Dubai where we will enjoy a first-class hotel, world famous golf courses, highly acclaimed restaurants and a perfect climate!

Find out more about the trip

We will be staying at the luxurious Emirates Vida Hotel, this hotel has an excellent location. It is close to all of the golf courses, the vibrant Dubai Marina and the centre of Dubai where you will be able to enjoy iconic venues such as the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and Dubai Mall if you fancy some shopping!
The group will play at four of the most revered courses in the UAE. The Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai Creek, Trump International and The Montgomerie GC. There is also the opportunity to play at Earth course, Jumeirah Golf Estates at a reduced green fee on one of the free days. The Earth, Majlis and Creek all host DP World Tour events this year so it will be great to play the same courses as the pros!
There are two free days on this trip to give everyone the opportunity to chill out in the sun and to explore Dubai or play more golf!
This trip offers a special opportunity to go to the final day of the DP World Tour Championship at the Earth course and watch the the action.

This Trip Includes

  • 7 nights bed and breakfast in the Vida Emirates Hotel
  • 4 rounds - Dubai Creek, Majlis course, Trump International + Montgomerie
  • 2 free days - option to play Earth Course, JGE at reduced green fee on 1 of these days
  • return flights from Heathrow inc. 2x 23 kg checked bags
  • daily pre-round and on-course coaching
  • 2 pre-trip lessons with Mike + video tips
  • post-trip coaching feedback including video and email
  • buggies at all courses
  • daily competitions with superb prizes
  • Goody bag
  • airport and golf transfers in Dubai
  • range balls
£500 supplement for a single golfer

The Golf Courses

The three courses that we will play are all ranked in the top five in Abu Dhabi and Yas Links is the number one course in the UAE!

Earth Course
Trump International
Dubai Creek


Our accommodation will be at the Vida Emirates Hills. It is an excellent hotel with outstanding facilities. 

Meet the Team

We have a very talented team hosting this trip.

Michael O'Connor

PGA Professional

Michael O'Connor

Michael has had an illustrious playing career as an amateur and a professional including winning the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Assistant Professional’s Championship and the prestigious Sunningdale Foursomes with Luke Donald, at the time they were the youngest winners in the history of the event.

In 2003 Michael qualified as a PGA Professional. Always a keen student of the game he turned his attention to coaching and enjoys helping his pupils of all ages and abilities reach their full potential. To this end he has acquired many coaching qualifications including Trackman Professional Level 2 certification, NLP Practitioner for Sport, TimeLine and Hypnosis therapy and Explanar swing trainer coach. He is also currently studying the benefits of Pilates for golfers.

He runs a thriving junior academy at The Lambourne Club where he teaches over 100 children every week including pupils from 4 local schools.

Michael has a passion for travelling and has combined this with his desire to coach by forming his travel business. Over the last 15 years he has taken his pupils to many of the premier golf clubs and hotels in the world and given them some experiences that they will remember forever!

He has a broad knowledge of all things golf and completed the PGA’s certificate of golf management in record time and was also a member of the PGA’s rules committee having achieved the highest ever score in their entrance exam.

Finally he’s a good man to have on a trip as he speaks French, Spanish and Italian and even knows a few words in Arabic and Swedish!

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