Golf Saudi is undertaking the most comprehensive golf development programme the world has ever seen, as it looks to position golf as a pivotal leisure activity in the lives of Saudi internationals in years to come. To integrate the sport into modern Saudi Culture, it takes precise planning, delivery and innovation through the game and its supporting stakeholders.
Golf Course Development
Jack Nicklaus, the globally renowned golf course designer and the greatest champion in the game’s history with a record 18 professional major championships to his name, has confirmed that he is designing his first ever course in Saudi Arabia, a championship golf course for Qiddiya—Saudi Arabia’s capital of Entertainments, Sports and the Arts. The course, located 40 minutes from the Saudi capital of Riyadh, is under design and is awaiting commencement of construction.Learn More
National Sustainability Strategy
The national sustainability programme includes a comprehensive system of verifiable standards and performance indicators within the design, construction and operational phases, that will both guide the sector and substantiate future claims and communications. Existing programmes and tools are complemented with a cutting edge and carefully targeted research and innovation agenda which aims to develop new knowledge and solutions for the more complex issues.Learn More
First Ever Architect
Abdullah Kamakhi’s acceptance into the European Institute of Golf Course Architects Delighted by his acceptance, Abdullah Kamakhi, commented: “I am so grateful for this opportunity and the support that Golf Saudi has given me. Since joining in 2019, my curiosity for golf, particularly golf course design, quickly grew and I was able to work under some great golf course architects and agronomists to give me invaluable resources to learn from. I’m extremely motivated to continue along this career path and be a part of Golf Saudi’s incredible vision to design sustainable environments throughout the Kingdom.”Learn More