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Hero Dubai Desert Classic

18 January 2024


24 January 2024

DATE: Thursday, 18 - Sunday, January 21, 2024

ENTRY DEADLINE: Thursday, January 4, 2024 at 12:00 PM


Prize Money     USD 9,000,000

Field Size           126 Players


  1. 1 national/regional exemption (professional or amateur) to be nominated by “Falcon”.

  2. 2 amateur invitations nominated by “Falcon”.

  3. 1 professional tournament invitation.

  4. The leading available European Tour Group Member (includes Affiliates and Ranked Challenge Tour Members) not otherwise exempt above finishing in the top 10 of the Dubai Invitational.

  5. The leading available Member not otherwise exempt from the Opening Swing Rankings at the conclusion of the 2023 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open.

  6. The leading available 15 Non-Members from within the top 70 of the FedExCup at the conclusion of the 2023 FedExCup Playoffs.

  7. The balance of the field will be completed in accordance with the 2024 DP World Tour Exemption Category list, excluding Categories 6, 7, 8 and 13.

Eligibility notes

  1. If any of the spots in (b) are unused, these will be allocated to (c).

  2. In the event of a tie or ties in (d) above, these will be determined using the following criteria in order: (a) Lowest final 36-hole total in the Dubai Invitational; (b) Lowest final 18-hole total in the Dubai Invitational; (c) Highest 2024 Race to Dubai or Non-Member Race to Dubai Points List Ranking at the conclusion of the Dubai Invitational.

  3. If the spot in (d) is unused, it will be allocated to (g).

  4. The top 5/10 regulation does not apply into this tournament.


72 holes stroke play with a cut after 2 rounds to the leading 65 professionals and ties.


Emirates Golf Club

PO Box 24040


United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 417 9999

Location: 20km southwest of city centre

Nearest Airport: Dubai International (30 mins)

Golf Course Website:


Falcon Golf Management Dubai Branch
Emirates Golf Club
United Arab Emirates

Contact: Simon Corkill – Executive Tournament Director
Mob: +971 56 689 4000



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