Troon Adds to Middle East Golf Portfolio

The course at Jebel Sifah.

Muscat, Oman: Troon is to provide golf course management services to the new golf course at Jebel Sifah, a 6.2 million square metre beachfront development.
The venue on the outskirts of Muscat will utilise Troon and its industry-leading expertise to provide a consistent quality offering to guests who visit the golf course.
“Golf in Jebel Sifah offers an experience to rival the very best exclusive golf destinations. A picturesque getaway, the golf course offers both breathtaking sea views and stunning mountain terrain, in luxurious surroundings,” said Mark Chapleski, President – Troon International, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“We are excited to be working with the team at Jebel Sifah and use our expertise to enhance the development in Oman and secure its status as a must-play course in the Middle East,” added Chapleski.
Seamlessly integrated into the spectacular scenery and natural landscapes, Jebel Sifah’s seafront course offers a memorable nine-hole, par-36 golf course. With the option of utilising second pin flags, the course can also be played as an 18-hole par-72.
With its natural wadis and strategic bunkers, the course, currently in its soft opening phase and expected to officially launch in September, is a challenge to experienced golfers, while remaining enjoyable for beginners.
The course in Jebel Sifah is part of a wider development plan that will see the construction of a full clubhouse with premium facilities and a driving range at the centre of the seafront destination.
Designed to include six world-class hotels, of which the Sifawy Boutique Hotel is operational, Jebel Sifah also houses freehold residences, an 84-berth marina, and a wide range of dining and leisure facilities.
Ahmed Dabbous, CEO of owners Muriya, said: “We are delighted to have Troon International onboard to oversee the development and growth of this superb golf offering in Jebel Sifah.
“The introduction of the nine-hole golf course is yet another milestone in our development. Jebel Sifah is continuously adding to its range of facilities to ensure that it is the destination of choice for those looking for exceptional experiences and lifestyles.
“We are confident that the breadth of expertise Troon International brings will ensure golf in Jebel Sifah becomes a serious contender in the Middle East’s golf portfolio.”

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