Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm will be loving the DP World Tour's latest news today as the former European Tour circuit has announced a new 10-year agreement with Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai.
This will see the venue remain as host venue of the season ending DP World Tour Championship until 2031.
The news comes just days after McIlroy captured a fourth rankings title on the DP World Tour in the tournament, which was won by Rahm for a third time in his last four starts on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
Jumeirah Golf Estates, managed by wasl Asset Management Group, is a world-class residential golf destination with two internationally acclaimed championship golf course, Earth and Fire, operated by Dubai Golf.
The DP World Tour Championship, the fifth and final Rolex Series event of the season, has been played on the Earth Course since 2009 and has been the setting for several of the most iconic moments in DP World Tour history with star names such as McIlroy, Rahm, Matt Fitzpatrick and Collin Morikawa securing victory at the venue.
Measuring 7,706 yards from the tournament tees, the Earth course has a course record of 62 – shot by Justin Rose in 2012.
Speaking about the extended agreement Guy Kinnings, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Commercial Officer of the DP World Tour, said:
Mustafa Al Hashimi, Chief Hospitality Officer, wasl Hospitality and Leisure, commented: