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15th - 18th February

Watch the European Tour at the NBO Oman Open

@Almouj Golf, The Wave Muscat

Event Information

National Bank of Oman first brought the Challenge Tour to Muscat in 2013. After five successful and inspiring tournaments, the tournament established itself further by upgrading to the European Tour; becoming the NBO Oman Open
 
About the European Tour:
The European Tour celebrates men’s professional golf on a global stage. In 2017, the European Tour International Schedule features a minimum of 47 tournaments in 26 countries, including eight Rolex Series events, all part of the Race to Dubai. 

Celebrating the global connectivity of the European Tour and Dubai, the Race to Dubai is a season-long competition to crown the European Tour’s Number One player, an honour which in 2016 went to Sweden’s Henrik Stenson for the second time, and which since 2009 has also been achieved three times by Rory McIlroy, as well as by Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Luke Donald. Formerly known as the Order of Merit, points are accumulated based on prize money won, with the top 10 ranked players at the end of the season sharing a $5million Race to Dubai bonus pool.

Since its formation in 1972, the European Tour has witnessed 26 Members celebrate a total of 52 Major Championship titles between them, enjoyed ten Members attaining the pinnacle of World Number One and has celebrated its diversity as players from 36 different countries have won on the Tour.

The European Tour also manages the Challenge Tour, which featured 28 tournaments in 22 countries in 2016, and the Senior Tour, which featured 13 tournaments in nine countries in 2016. It is also the Managing Partner of Ryder Cup Europe, the body which, alongside the PGA of America, administers golf’s greatest team contest, The Ryder Cup. 

The European Tour broadcasts live coverage of its tournaments to more than 490 million homes in more than 150 countries every week, generating in excess of 2,200 global broadcast hours for each event. It also enjoys the support of many of the world’s leading business brands with Rolex, BMW, Emirates and Titleist as Official Partners.

Race to Dubai
The Race to Dubai, spanning 47 tournaments in 26 countries across four continents, is a season-long competition to crown the European Tour’s No 1 player. 

Celebrating the global connectivity of Dubai and the European Tour, the list of champions since 2009 reads like a who’s who of modern-era greats, including three-time winner Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson with two titles, as well as Martin Kaymer, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood. 

Formerly known as the Order of Merit, points are accumulated based on prize money won, with the top 10 ranked players at the end of the season sharing a $5million Race to Dubai bonus pool.

Tournament

 

NBO Oman Open

VENUE

Al Mouj Golf

DESIGNED BY

Greg Norman

LOCATION

Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

COURSE RECORD

65 -​ Lucas Bjeregaard and Byeong-hun An - in 2013

CHALLENGE TOUR PAST WINNERS

2013 Winner: Roope Kakko 
2014 Winner: Max Orrin
2015 Winner: Ricardo Gouveia
2016 Winner: Bernd Ritthammer
2017 Winner: Clément Sordet

Venue & Location Map

The NBO Oman Open is held at the Greg Norman-designed Al Mouj Golf course in the heart of the capital.

How to find us

Al Mouj Golf is located at The Wave on 18th November Street.

From Muscat International Airport turn right onto the highway. Pass the turning for Muscat City Centre and take the next exit, signposted Al-Hail. Turn right at the exit with Markaz Al-Bahja shopping mall on your left and follow the road towards Al Mouj, Muscat. At the second roundabout with the entrance to Al Mouj, Muscat directly in front of you take the 1st exit, right, onto 18th November Street. Follow the road for about 4.5km until the 1st exit right before the flyover. Make a U-turn at the underpass and keep right on the slip road, which leads you to Al Mouj Golf entrance.

From The Chedi follow Beach Road towards Seeb, passing through Al Athaiba. After about 10kms there is a turning on the left at a set of traffic lights signposted Muscat International Airport. Keep going straight at the traffic lights and after approximately 3kms the entrance to Al Mouj Golf is on your right.

The Course

Hole by hole guide