14 entries: assoufid

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Assoufid Golf Club continues the march to the top

By: 2015. 11. 10.

In May, I wrote about that Assoufid Golf Club (Morocco) was nominated on the shortlist for The World Golf Awards as ‘Morocco’s Best Golf Course 2015’. At this time, I can herald their victory of the title of 'Morocco's Best…

Assoufid Golf Club can’t stop collecting awards

By: 2015. 05. 27.

Assoufid Golf Club recently named ‘Africa’s Best New Golf Course 2014’, has reinforced its growing global reputation by being nominated on the shortlist for The World Golf Awards as ‘Morocco’s Best Golf Course 2015’. It is a little bit…

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How much growth potential is in Morocco as a golf destination?

By: 2023. 11. 27.

I've attended a few IGTM events and heard much about Morocco as a golf destination. It's piqued my interest! I even had the chance to report on Assoufid Golf Club and Atalayoun Golf Resort. Last week, I met…

IGTM 2018 Toscana Resort Castelfalfi

IGTM 2018: Can Slovenia become a true golf destination?

By: 2018. 10. 24.

Many Eastern European countries are asking themselves how could they become a golf tourism destination and to be seen on the global golf tourism map. Last year when I was not able to arrive at the IGTM 2017…

Atalayoun Golf Resort

How could Atalayoun Golf Resort impress us?

By: 2018. 05. 16.

Morocco is one of the TOP5 golf countries in Africa with 40 golf courses. South Africa is the biggest with 484 golf courses. Currently, there are 8 golf projects in development in Morocco (=20% growth) one of them…

IGTM Palais des Festivals et des Congrés

Why is IGTM important to French golf tourism?

By: 2017. 01. 13.

The 20th edition of the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) will be held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, in the south of France, from December 11-14, 2017. Cannes the host city was not selected…

Who is the new golf club partner of Mission Hills China?

By: 2016. 01. 20.

I've got a feeling that Chinese government's golf policy is not very consistent. In 2015, they shut down 10% of the country's golf clubs (=66) what they found illegal. The Communist Party also banned party members (=88 million…

Review: TaylorMade’s wearable golf tracker: Microsoft Golf Tile

By: 2015. 06. 22.

In last November I wrote a review about Arccos Golf (innovation partner of Callaway Golf; the original concept/idea is from Callaway Golf) and Game Golf, where I shared my doubts about their future potentials, namely they are monofunctional and pricey…

There will be no shortage of golf carts at The Address Montgomerie Dubai

By: 2015. 06. 19.

The 18 hole, par 72 championship golf course The Address Montgomerie Dubai (managed by Troon) has just announced that they are expanding the golf cart fleet with 100 ClubCar Precedent i2L vehicles. At the same week Hydroturf International…

Hellidon Lakes Golf & Spa Hotel’s 25th anniversary

By: 2015. 06. 17.

On the last day of July Hellidon Lakes Golf & Spa Hotel will celebrates its 25th anniversary. They will commemorates its landmark date with a fundraising golf day on Friday, July 31. Many familiar faces from Hellidon Lakes’ history including a…

Robert Trent Jones II signature golf course is close to completion in Hungary

By: 2015. 06. 14.

Yes it is true. It will be the second Robert Trent Jones II signature golf course in Eastern Europe (the other is in Russia). Hungary's 4th wealthiest entrepreneur (according to Forbes Hungary in 2014) Gábor Széles had an…

2015 British Open Speedgolf Championship gets dash of colour

By: 2015. 06. 04.

For those who are not familiar with this kind of golf here is the essence of speedgolf: It is a faster version the classic golf where you can play a full 18 holes in under 80 minutes, or…

When will Rossington Hall be ready to host the European Tour?

By: 2015. 06. 04.

The luxurious Rossington Hall, set on 250 acres, has grand ambitions of becoming an elite golf destination and host-venue of the European Tour. The Rossington Hall Golf Development (RHGD) scheme has been back by the Doncaster Council. The European Tour…

Why is it good to be a guest in The Grove?

By: 2015. 05. 29.

Last year I complained about that golf clubs do not measure customer satisfaction, performance and NPS (Net Promoter Score) to be able to attract new golfers and golf club members, but also to retain existing ones. Now I…