South African golf courses captured in rare book

Renowned South African photographer Grant Leversha has scooped eight prestigious international awards and medals for his first publication, Within an African Eden: Golf Courses of South Africa. The self-published leather bound book takes the reader on a tour of the finest golf courses in his native South Africa, including Fancourt, Leopard Creek, Sun City and …

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Tony Jacklin to develop Moroccan golf resort

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Jacklin Design Group, led by Tony Jacklin CBE, is to design a brand new 18-hole golf course and a 9-hole par-3 course, in Marrakech, Morocco. Jacklin recently signed a contract with clients Prestigia to build the courses at the Argan Golf Resort in partnership with fellow golf course architects, Martin and Stirling. Around 70 hectares …

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Morocco’s “premier golf venue” set to open

Marrakech Golf Club, Assoufid, Morocco

The Marrakech Golf Club, Assoufid, built against a backdrop of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, is set to open in spring 2012. The championship layout, is the debut design of Scottish PGA professional Niall Cameron, and is part of a new resort and private residential development on a 222-hectare estate being billed by developers as Morocco’s …

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Tunisia: North Africa’s golf Mecca

The 19th hole is a little different in Tunisia. Swap a beer or wine for mint tea and a “hookah” (arab smoking pipe) and you have a relaxing end to a day’s golf. This North African country is a great winter golf destination offering year round warm weather and a friendly welcome. Five star luxury …

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