Saudi Arabia is to host a world at first $1.5 million prize-fund Ladies European Journey golf week in what assurances to be a landmark moment for ladies’s sport in the Kingdom.To be held at
Royal Greens Golf Club on the Red Sea Coast near Jeddah, seven days of elite-level ladies’s golf will see the hosting of 2 premium debut competitions: the $1million Aramco Saudi Ladies International offered by PIF occurring 12th-15th November, and the $500,000 Saudi Ladies Group International, running17th-19th November.Held within a safe bio-secure environment, both competitors will attract much of the world’s best golf lovers to King Abdullah Economic City( KAEC), and will be the first time in ladies’s golf history that expert gamers– themselves competing in the Kingdom for the extremely very first time– will partner with beginners in the all-new group and personal format assured for the Saudi Ladies Group International.The events will be Saudi Arabia’s 3rd and 4th professional golf competitions in less than 2 years.The nation
held the launching Saudi International powered by SoftBank Financial financial investment Advisers in 2019, with Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell winning 2020’s hosting in January.November’s succeeding competitors take women’s golf into another new area and will see gamers complete for what will be the LET season’s biggest handbag after just the British and Scottish Open.Alexandra Armas, Ladies European Journey, CEO, said: “We are extremely delighted to be part of history in bringing the first-ever expert ladies’s golf celebration to Saudi Arabia and we enjoy to their dedication to deliver not one but two tournaments, in what has in fact been a difficult year for golf. “We are always seeking to grow the video game in new markets and add to our schedule and we are confident that the Saudi Ladies International and the Saudi Ladies Group International will be a fantastic experience for our players.
” Originally prepared for March, the Aramco Saudi Ladies International provided by PIF will be the Ladies European Trip’s launching celebration in Saudi Arabia. It will draw in more than 100 of the world’s finest golf lovers, and with a$ 1million reward fund will be the 2020 Tour’s 3rd greatest paying event.The format of the Saudi Ladies Team International will be exposed in upcoming weeks, with the three-day event set to include skilled gamers teaming-up with amateur golf players, together contending for a share of a$ 500,000 prize-fund. His Excellency Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan
, Chairman of the Saudi Golf Federation and competition organiser Golf Saudi, said:” As we all understand the first half of this year has actually been very trying on companies, organisations and countries worldwide, with sport affected significantly. Nonetheless, we appreciate to both PIF and Aramco– who are equally identified to offer elite level sport the platform to continue to thrive, both here in Saudi Arabia and abroad, and never ever more so than now– that makes us happy to be tossing our complete weight behind both the Saudi Ladies International and the Saudi Ladies Team International. “Wales ‘Amy Boulden will be participating in both of events, fresh from her first LET win at this month’s Swiss Open.She said:” This type of dedication to women’s golf is actually amazing to see at this time. It’s offered players another enormous week to excitedly expect competing in and permits us to take the video game we enjoy to a brand-new nation where we can utilize what
is a really amazing golf course with one of the most appealing views you’ll see on Trip.
” To toss their weight behind two events in one week is an actually considerable gesture from a nation I know is enthusiastic about growing golf, and I can’t wait to go out there playing.” The competitions mark the return of large-scale worldwide sporting events to Saudi Arabia, with the country’s Vision 2030 seeking to utilize first-rate
live sport as a method of encouraging their next generation.Golf and golf tourism are also thought of enormous growth markets for the country, which is now home to courses designed by the likes of Greg Norman and Jack Nicklaus.Majed Al Sorour, CEO Golf Saudi
and the Saudi Golf Federation, mentioned:” Our vision is to grow golf throughout the Kingdom, and make it both offered and pleasurable to all guys, women and children. One of our essential efforts for this is hosting tournaments efficient in drawing the world’s best players as a method of encouraging the next generation of young Saudis and Saudi golf players, so it is an excellent honour to be taking our next step on that journey by welcoming the Ladies European Trip to the Kingdom for November’s debut Aramco Saudi Ladies International provided by PIF and the Saudi Ladies Group International.” For information about Golf Saudi and the Aramco Saudi Ladies International provided by PIF and the Saudi Ladies Group International, please see: www.golfsaudi.com/en-us/ladies-international/