The Omega Dubai Ladies Masters - the first full Ladies European Tour (LET) event ever to be played in the Middle East - is held under the patronage of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at the Emirates Golf Club.
The season-ending LET event made its debut in 2006 and boasts a prize fund of euro 500,000 with the winner taking home euro 75,000.
The roll of honour includes Annika Sorenstam (2006, 07), Anja Monke (2008), In Kyung Kim (2009), Iben Tinning (2010) and AlexisThompson (2011) and Shanshan Feng (2012).
Promoted and organized by golf in DUBAi, the tournament has become a permanent feature of the UAE golfing calendar, showcasing the world’s leading players every year. Since its inception, players of the statures of Annika Sorenstam, Laura Davies, Michelle Wie, Christina Kim, In-Kyung Kim, Natalie Gulbis Kerry Webb, Catriona Matthew, Sophie Gustafason, Alexis Thompson and ShanShan feng, to name a few, have competed in the event, making it one of the most popular stops on the Ladies European Tour.
In 2012, China’s Shanshan Feng made history when she closed with a 69 to finish at 21-under-par 267 -- the lowest 74-hole total in the history of the tournament, beating the previous best of 18-under jointly held by Sweden's Annika Sorenstam and In Kyung Kim of South Korea.