Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Golf Saudi has been honoured for its strategic contribution to the game.
In recognition of its efforts in facilitating uptake and participation in golf through the delivery of world-class facilities, operational excellence and the implementation of industry best practice and a continued commitment to establishing Saudi Arabia as an exceptional golfing nation, Golf Saudi received the Vision Award at the 2020 World Golf Awards.
Golf Saudi was awarded for its outstanding strategic contribution to the game, highlighting the national endeavour and commitment to the world’s first national golf sustainability initiative.
This has been achieved with Golf Saudi simultaneously looking to instil a culture of environmental and ecological innovation throughout all of its on-going pioneering initiatives.
“To be recognised by the World Golf Awards provides a valuable boost to the progress of the game in Saudi Arabia,” said His Excellency Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan, Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation and Golf Saudi, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
He added: “Thanks to the support of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence and in line with Vision 2030, we have made great efforts to ensure our strategy for developing the sport is as progressive as it is inclusive.
“Whilst we are still in the formative stages of our national golf plans, progress has been considerable, giving us great confidence that our direction and commitment to sustainability will stand us in the best stead for the years to come.”
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.