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Al Hamra, Troon in golf partnership deal

RAS AL KHAIMAH, December 17, 2017

Al Hamra Group, one of the largest real estate developers in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, has partnered with leading golf course management company Troon International to provide full management services to Al Hamra Golf Club.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, with international offices in Japan, Australia, the UAE and Switzerland, Troon Golf is the world's leading luxury-brand golf management, development and marketing company. The company operates in 24 countries around the world making it the world's largest operator with many of its courses regularly enjoying a Top 100 ranking by national or international golf/travel publications.

Benoy Kurien, Al Hamra Group general manager, said: “The introduction of Troon’s International Division will help Al Hamra enhance its leisure product offering and increase its global appeal in key feeder markets. The destination has enjoyed considerable success since being introduced to the market place and we are ready to enhance and grow our international recognition and operations still further.

“The efficiency and high standards Troon brings to the fore will be a valued addition to our offering and will undoubtedly reinforce the synergy between our luxury hotels and our leisure business units.”

The premium golf course, designed by renowned golf course architect Peter Harradine, has risen to prominence since opening its doors a decade ago and now welcomes over 20,000 visitors from around the world every year and has amassed 120 members. The course recently hosted the European Challenge Tour Event for the second consecutive year.

Centred around a series of four interconnected open water lagoons that form a challenging and stunningly landscaped par 72 championship course, with five varying tee options on each hole giving golfers of all abilities a perfect opportunity to get the most from their golfing experience.

Mark Chapleski, president, Troon International Division, said: “Al Hamra is one of the central attractions in Ras Al Khaimah and the emirates as a whole. The property is the perfect fit for the Troon International portfolio. When you factor in the quality of Peter Harradine’s design and the Al Hamra clubhouse, along with the proximity of thousands of hotel rooms, you have the makings for a very successful and sustainable golf destination.”

As well as the 7,325-yard par 72 layout, Al Hamra Village offers a host of off-course pursuits, with the golf academy, a wealth of food and beverage (F&B) outlets, including the Bay Sports Bar and Pesto Restaurant, to the Marine and Sailing Club to the first-class shopping opportunities within Al Hamra Mall. Manar Mall - the first and largest shopping mall situated within RAK is also part of the Al Hamra Group, and offers a wide selection of entertainment options for all the family.

Al Hamra Village also enjoys a wide range of accommodation options, with over 1,000 rooms across four luxury hotels. Visitors can choose from the Waldorf Astoria, the Hilton Beach Resort, the Al Hamra Residence and Village and the soon-to-be-opened Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, which offers 32 private villas each with its own pool and beach access. - TradeArabia News Service
 




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