Asia-Pacific Amateur heads to United Arab Emirates

Singapore: The Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC), the Masters Tournament and The R&A have announced that the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) is set to be held from November 3-6 at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club (Championship Course).

Created in 2009, the AAC was established to further develop amateur golf in the Asia-Pacific region. The champion receives an invitation to compete in the Masters Tournament and The Open, while the runner(s)-up gain a place in Final Qualifying for The Open.

The 2020 AAC was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 2021 championship will mark the first edition held in the United Arab Emirates, one of the APGC’s 42 member countries, and will join the numerous professional and amateur events Dubai hosts annually, including the European Tour’s Dubai Desert Classic and DP World Tour Championship.

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