Race to Dubai

golferThe Race to Dubai is an annual golf event which spans the entire season and offers a huge amount of prize money and prestige to competitors as they battle it out in tournaments throughout the year. Many of the world’s top players compete and Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Luke Donald are among the illustrious list of former winners.

The Race to Dubai 2017 was won by Tommy Fleetwood after an exciting climax at the DP World Tour Championship. The 2017 competition began on 1st December 2016 with a new and exciting schedule. Find out more information on the 2017 tournament.

The race is organised by the PGA European Tour and replaced the Order of Merit in 2009 as a new and exciting way of determining the best player over the whole year. Golfers earn points based on their performances at different competitions and the top 60 qualify for the season finale at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

The overall race can feature up to 50 tournaments, played right across the globe, and attracts international interest, giving fans a great opportunity to follow the sport everywhere it goes, keep track of who is in pole position to qualify and predict how the rest of the season might unfold.

  • How it Works – How the race works, who competes and which tournaments are the biggest.
  • Past Winners - A history of every year since 2009 and how the drama has played out.
  • Golf in Dubai - Which tournaments are played in Dubai, when do they take place and which players have had success.
  • Betting on Golf – The various types of wager that are available and tips on picking winners.

Race to Dubai Golf News - July 16, 2019

McIlroy hoping for tears of joy at 'home' Open

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy says it would be hard not to "burst out crying" if he won the Open on home soil at Royal Portrush.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:50:37 GMT

'Not as sharp' Woods playing light to prolong career

Tiger Woods is "not as sharp" as he would like to be for this week's Open Championship but says a light schedule is vital to prolonging his career.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:18:32 GMT

Vote for your favourite Open Championship moment

BBC Sport commentators and pundits have picked their top 10 Open Championship moments and want you to vote for your favourite from that list.
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:17:30 GMT