Golf Saudi awarded for strategic contribution by World Golf Awards

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov 1: The World Golf Awards, one of the industry’s most prominent accolades, has awarded Golf Saudi with a Vision Award, during their COVID-modified annual ceremony in Dubai.

The awards which brought together market leaders from more than 40 nations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, North America and Oceania, was a celebration of the best courses and destinations across the golf industry.

The World Golf Awards serves to celebrate and reward excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and golf destinations. Voted for by professionals working within the golf travel and tourism industry, this accolade further solidifies Golf Saudi’s position as one of the world’s most dynamic new golf markets. Golf Saudi was awarded for their outstanding strategic contribution to the game, securing the coveted Vision Award, in light of their national endeavour and commitment to the world’s first national golf sustainability initiative.

His Excellency Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation and Golf Saudi, said: “To be recognised by the World Golf Awards is a great honour and provides a valuable boost to the progress of the game in Saudi Arabia.”

Chris Frost, Managing Director, World Golf Awards, said: “I have closely watched over the past few years the accelerated development of Golf Tourism in Saudi Arabia, Golf Saudi’s vision is truly breath taking and quickly coming to fruition. The next decade is incredibly exciting for Golf Tourism in the Kingdom and I believe in the near future the industry will be looking to the region as a market leader in golf development and sustainability.”

Launched in 2014, World Golf Awards aims to improve standards within golf tourism by rewarding the leading destinations in their field. Votes for the 2020 World Golf Awards ceremony were cast by industry professionals and consumers from across the world in a range of categories, including both global and regional awards, with the ceremony itself taking place virtually from the Park Hyatt Dubai on the evening of Thursday 29th October 2020.

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(Press Release)


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