Arabian Hospitality
Investment Conference

Part of FHS

25-27 September | Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Speaker profile

Tom Phillips

Head of Middle East
PGA European Tour

As Head of Middle East for the European Tour, Tom is responsible for the development of the men’s professional golf tour across the region.

The Middle East is home to six European Tour events, including the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai – the biggest first prize in tournament golf and the finale to the year-long Race to Dubai. The region is also home to some of the Tour’s most committed partners.

Based in Dubai since 2019, Tom previously lived in Asia for 14 years where roles included CEO of the Hong Kong Golf Association and the Faldo Series, Director of Faldo Design and Consultant for the Mission Hills Group. In total, he has spent more than 20 years in the golf and leisure industry, working with national golf federations and international sports organisations in more than 40 countries worldwide.