15 entries: SAUDI

Faisal Salhab 2021 Saudi Open Winner_Golf Saudi

How did Golf Saudi convince the Asian Development Tour to come to Saudi Arabia?

By: 2022. 08. 30.

A good reason for Saudi Arabia and Golf Saudi to cheer is when the Asian Development Tour will visit the Riyadh Golf Club in December. This is the first visit of ADT to the kingdom. Boasting a prize…

Golf Saudi 1st Arabic Golf Education & Training Programme Announced

What is included in Golf Saudi’s 1st Arabic Golf Education & Training Program?

By: 2022. 03. 18.

The Saudis are methodically and thoroughly building the foundation of their golf industry. A good example of this is Golf Saudi's 1st-ever Arabic golf education and training program. The program is centered around providing job opportunities for Saudi…

ATA signing, Golf Saudi CEO, Majed Al Sorour and Atlas Turf President, John Holmes

Atlas Turf & Golf Saudi to develop the region’s first turf farm in Saudi Arabia

By: 2021. 10. 26.

I have just learned - at the University of Georgia's Turfgrass management certificate program - the 7 turfgrass species that are good salt-tolerant: bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, St. Augustinegrass, tall fescue, creeping bentgrass, alkaligrass (Puccinellia distans), and seashore paspalum. One…

Fun For All The Family At Dirab Golf & Country Club

Dirab Golf & Country Club is open again thanks to Golf Saudi

By: 2021. 09. 29.

Have you read in The Guardian in March that Saudi Arabia has spent at least $1.5bn on high-profile international sporting events in a bid to bolster its reputation? The Saudi sports economy has grown 174% in the last…

Hisham Abdullah Al Harbi Golf Saudi Social Agenda

What can Golf Saudi’s Social Agenda include?

By: 2021. 02. 17.

It seems like Saudi Arabia shifted to a higher speed in the transformation of its economy and society. The Saudis want to tackle as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development the issues of poverty, inequality, climate…

Golf Saudi's Abdullah Kamakhi

Abdullah Kamakhi became Saudi Arabia’s 1st golf architect

By: 2021. 01. 27.

These days we are witnessing the latest achievement of Saudi Arabia to become a real golf country. First, let me summarize some of the achievements of the Kingdom: Host a Eurpean Tour event in 2019 at the Royal Greens…

Royal Greens Golf & Country Club Troon Golf Saudi

Golf Saudi is striving for a dynamic golf development program

By: 2019. 10. 02.

Probably you have noticed that Saudi Arabia is diversifying its economy by moving away from oil. To achieve this, the Saudi government launched the Quality of Life Program. They are planning to invest 130 billion riyals (1 riyal…

World's Best Put Saudi Arabia on Global Golfing Map

The 1st ever European Tour event to be held in Saudi Arabia

By: 2019. 01. 29.

You know I usually do not write about golf tournament unless there is something extraordinary or anything about fan engagement and event promotion best practices. I could not resist sharing with you the news about the inaugural Saudi…

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Where does Platinum TE Paspalum expand production & distribution?

By: 2022. 11. 29.

Do you remember when I wrote about Atlas Turf and Golf Saudi will develop the region’s first internationally licensed golf and sports turf farm in Saudi Arabia? I also wrote that Atlas Turf Arabia will develop and distribute…

Freddie Rexstrew Muscat Resorts Operations Manager

How will Muscat Resorts be reborn with the help of Troon in 2023?

By: 2022. 06. 21.

Soon we can experience how the new owner - Ominvest, the oldest and largest investment company in Oman - transformed Muscat Resorts (formerly Muscat Hills). Muscat Hills previously opened in 2009 and closed in 2020, is the first…

Bernhard and Company Delta Turf Care

Bernhard & Co. is expanding cooperation with Delta Turf Care

By: 2021. 06. 09.

PwC is expecting an 8.7% growth in the Middle East over the next three to five years. This is the fastest growth in the world. Some experts explain this by the massive investment of the Gulf Cooperation Council…

Jack Nicklaus Design Confirmed For Qiddiya

Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in Qiddiya is a dream?

By: 2021. 02. 05.

Two years ago, I wrote Saudi Arabia is diversifying its economy by moving away from oil. To achieve this, the Saudi government launched the Quality of Life Program. They are planning to invest 130 billion riyals (1 riyal =…

Expert Golf Saudi panel discuss 'What's next for the game of golf' at Future Investment Initiative

What golf achieved at the Future Investment Initiative?

By: 2019. 11. 05.

Last month I have already mentioned to you that Saudi Arabia is trying to diversify its economy by moving away from oil by launching the Quality of Life Program. At the same time, Golf Saudi signed cooperation with…

Education City Golf Club and the 4th hole

What will bring the new Education City Golf Club to Qatar?

By: 2018. 08. 28.

Probably you remember that in 2015 I reported about the construction of the development of the Qatar International Golf Club (now it is called Education City Golf Club) in the heart of Doha. The project comprises an 18-hole championship golf course,…

Guess where Glenmuir is expanding its sales operations?

By: 2015. 11. 24.

At the beginning of November I wrote about that Glenmuir and Sunderland of Scotland have started to expand their global sales operation and how they found a Finnish partner. Now Glenmuir is moving into new markets. Some of…