01 June 2016

Dubai,UAE 01 June 2016: In the second year of an initiative supported by DP World, the UAE National Golf Team are to receive the very best training available at the Jumeirah Golf Estates European Tour Performance Institute (JGE ETPI). This will be incredibly beneficial for the side’s Eisenhower Trophy (World Amateur Team Championship) preparation, which takes place in Mexico in September.

The Eisenhower Trophy is the most prestigious amateur golf competition in the world which invites 125 global governing bodies of golf to send their national teams to the biennial event.

This year celebrates their 30th anniversary. Former participants include current DP World Tour Championship and Race to Dubai champion Rory McIlroy and previous Race to Dubai winners Martin Kaymer and Luke Donald.

Over the next four months, the UAE’s ‘Eisenhower Senior Team Squad’ will benefit from a bespoke training programme, utilising the unrivalled teaching and practice facilities at Jumeirah Golf Estates’ purpose-built state-of-the-art ETPI facility, which will include: Elite Performance Player Assessments, Biomechanics Training, Full Body Screenings, Balance Lab Tests, Physiotherapy Screenings and 3D Swing Data Analysis.

Jumeirah Golf Estates, as the Home of the UAE National Golf Team, allows the players to hone every part of their game at the ETPI, regarded as one of the finest golf instructional facilities in the world, containing innovative teaching and practice equipment, as well as sports medicine, proving a holistic approach to training and development.

H.E. Shaikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Emirates Golf Federation, understands the importance of the UAE squad being ready for an action-packed winter and acknowledges the excellent work going on at the ETPI. He said: “This is the beginning of our team’s preparations for the Eisenhower Trophy – and we want get as much out of the squad of players as possible prior to the event so it’s great that we’re able to take advantage of the amazing facilities they’ve got here at the ETPI.