Sachin Tendulkar Awarded with Life Membership at Dubai's Els Golf Club

Sachin Tendulkar joins the likes of Rory McIlroy, Hollywood actor Will Smith and ex-Manchester United and Denmark goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel, after he was given a lifetime membership at the prestigious Els Golf Club of Dubai.

updated: May 07, 2014 16:19 IST
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Dubai: Sachin Tendulkar may now be seen swinging on a different pitch after the legendary batsman was awarded a life membership at The Els Club Golf Course from Dubai Sports City partner Abdulrahman Falaknaz.

"Sachin (Tendulkar) has given so much to the world of sport, both through his performances and also the way he has conducted himself over more than two decades at the very highest level. Therefore, it was fitting for us to have given him something whilst expressing our thanks and recognition for all that he has achieved," said Falaknaz. (Need to practice for two months before MCC match vs Warne: Tendulkar)

The picturesque golf course and club, which is designed by legendary South African golfer Ernie Els, indicated it was honoured to have Tendulkar as their life member, who graced the clubhouse during his IPL stay as the icon of the Mumbai Indians.

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