Mohamed Buamaim, vice-chairman and CEO of ‘golf in DUBAI

‘golf in DUBAI’ was equally excited to be part of the ground-breaking event in Indian. “The growth of the Indian economy has coincided with the emergence of golf as a major sport in the country,” said Mohamed Buamaim, vice-chairman and CEO of ‘golf in DUBAI.’

“And this Indian Ladies Masters offers a huge potential to provide a major boost to ladies golf not only in India, but in Asia as a whole,” he said, adding: “I am absolutely positive that the event will attract a first class field and provide a great opportunity for European Tour players to explore Incredible India.”

The tournament comes as part of ‘golf in DUBAI’s ambitious drive to expose the Emirate’s rapidly-growing golfing portfolio of world-class courses on the global stage.

“It is one of our objectives to organise tournaments, locally or internationally, on behalf of our partners to try and promote Dubai as one of the leading golf destinations in the world,” said Buamaim said. “And the Indian Ladies Masters is a reflection on our team efforts to achieve this common goal.”

‘golf in DUBAI’ are also promoting and organising the Indian Masters to be held at the Delhi Golf Club from February 7 to 10, 2008. Boasting a prize-fund of $2.5 million, the European Tour event, sanctioned by Indian Golf Union, is the richest golfing event ever to be held in India.

‘golf in DUBAI’ is backed by Dubal (Dubai Aluminium) as the main partner and National Bank of Dubai, Emaar, Jumeirah Hotels, Emirates airline, BMW, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Gulf News, Omega and CNN as partners in its drive to showcase the emirate’s vibrant golfing scene to a worldwide audience.