First Look: NBO Oman Open

The European Tour will travel from Australia back to the Middle East for the inaugural NBO Oman Open at Al Mouj Golf in Muscat.

Before we publish the weekly primer, let’s take a quick look at this new tour event that’ll be contested at the Greg Norman-designed masterpiece that sits along the coast of the Indian Ocean.


THE SKINNY

Tournament: NBO Oman Open
Dates: Feb. 15-18, 2018
Where: Muscat, Oman
Course: Al Mouj Golf
Distance: Par 72/7365 yards
Architect: Greg Norman
Format: 72-holes, stroke play, 36-hole cut
Purse: $1,750,000
Winning Share: $337,781
Defending Champion: New Event (formerly Challenge Tour)
Marquee Players: Chris Wood, Robert Karlsson, Darren Clarke, SSP Chawrasia, Andrew “Beef” Johnston, Andy Sullivan, Thomas Bjorn, Paul Lawrie, Victor Dubuisson, and Alexander Levy.


ON TV

Round 1: Thu 6-8:00 am (GOLF)
Round 2: Fri 6-8:00 am (GOLF)
Round 3: Sat 6-7:30 am (GOLF)
Round 4: Sun 6-7:30 am (GOLF)


ONLINE

Web Golf.NBO.om
Twitter @NBOGolf
Facebook @NBOGolf


MUSCAT, OMAN WEATHER

THU High 78° Sunny
FRI High 80° Sunny
SAT High 82° Sunny
SUN High 85° Sunny


Credits: European Tour Media, Getty Images


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