Tiger Woods' Dubai Desert Golf To Open Next Year

09/26/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Although Tiger Woods isn't sure when he will return to competition, his huge golf course project in the Persian Gulf is rapidly rising out of the desert sand.

The initial phase of The Tiger Woods Dubai - a 13 million-square-foot golf course designed by the world's top player - is on track to be completed sometime in the first quarter of 2009.

The mega-project, which also features a luxury boutique hotel, a Guy Savoy restaurant and upscale shopping, is part of a massive amusement park, called Dubailand, that is being built on the edge of a desert.

Yesterday, Woods unveiled the master plan for the course and confirmed it was on schedule amid growing concern that Dubai is headed for a real-estate glut.

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