Frequently Asked Questions
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What is the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open?
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open (FBM Ladies Open) is the first elite women’s only professional sporting event in Abu Dhabi. As part of the Ladies European Tour, the FBM Ladies Open features the top professional ladies golfers from around the globe and enjoys live television coverage. In an exciting innovation for 2019, amateur golfers will for the first time be able to compete alongside the ladies professionals as part of the event.
When is the next Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open?
The 2019 Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open will be the third installment of the event and will take place 10 – 12 January 2019, at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi.
How can I take part?
Further information is available on the Pro-Am page. Please email FBMLOinfo@teamwass to enquire about playing spots.
Can I volunteer?
Join in the experience of delivering a first class golf tournament by signing up as a volunteer. Volunteers will be required on all tournament days across a variety of roles and responsibilities. To learn more, please email FBMLOvolunteer@teamwass.com.
When do gates open?
Gates will be open daily from 7.30am.
Where can I sign up for tickets?
You can register for tickets on-site at Ticket Registration, located directly beside the clubhouse.
Can children attend?
Yes! We hugely encourage this! Children 16 years of age and under should be accompanied by an adult. Don’t miss all the fun-filled activities available for kids.
Does the tournament offer free parking?
Yes! Free parking is available to all spectators in the general car park. Please refer to the course map for car park location.
Can I bring a camera?
Yes – but please refer to our Mobile Device and Photography Policy for use and restrictions regulations.
Are mobile phones allowed?
Yes, but please review our Mobile Device and Photography Policy to better understand the restrictions and on-course regulations.
Can I bring a stroller or wheelchair?
Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome.
Can I bring my own food and beverage to the course?
Outside food and beverage is not permitted. Please review our food and beverage policy for further information.
Are ATMs available on course?
There are no public ATMs available on course, so please be sure to bring sufficient cash for the day.
Is there a lost and found?
Lost and found is available at the event.
Where can I find a course map?
Course maps are available here and will be located on select signage on-course.
Should I be aware of any special safety information?
First Aid will be located in the tournament village. Should a problem or emergency occur, contact any uniformed Tournament Marshal or security personnel in order to expedite medical assistance. You are strongly advised to bring sunscreen and drink plenty of liquids!
Weather / Evacuation
In conjunction with the LET, the Tournament has an inclement weather policy in place. There are three levels of weather conditions which will be indicated on scoreboards throughout the course and via radio:
- Evacuation Watch – Conditions are very favorable for severe weather to form. If this alert is posted, only get involved in tasks that will allow you to get away quickly if we proceed to the next level.
- Evacuation Warning – Conditions are degenerating and there is a high probability that play will be stopped.
- Evacuation in Effect – The LET has suspended play. Seek shelter immediately.