Muscat, June 11 2017 - Jebel Sifah has appointed world renowned golf management and development experts Troon International to oversee the management of the recently completed 9-hole Harradine golf course. Under the agreement, Troon will leverage its industry-leading expertise to deliver the highest levels of customer service to all prospective golfers visiting Jebel Sifah. The golf course, which is currently in its soft opening is due to officially launch in September 2017.
The 9-hole par 36 championship golf course is industry leaders Harradine Golf's first seaside course, incorporating timeless views of the Al Hajjar Mountains and the Arabian Sea. It features a wide variety of unique twists and turns that integrates the built-in environment as well as local flora and fauna, and offers five tee locations at each hole with the option of utilising second pin flags to play as an 18-hole par 72.
Ahmed Dabbous, CEO of Muriya, said, "We are delighted to have Troon International onboard to oversee the development and growth of this superb golf offering in Jebel Sifah. The introduction of the 9 hole golf course is yet another milestone in our development. Jebel Sifah is continuously adding to its range of facilities to ensure that it is destination of choice for those looking for exceptional experiences and lifestyles. We are confident that the breadth of expertise Troon International brings will ensure golf in Jebel Sifah becomes a serious contender in the Middle East's golf portfolio."
Jebel Sifah has grown to become a popular attraction amongst local, regional and international visitors and investors. Troon's involvement will ensure that the Jebel Sifah golf course delivers on its potential, in its offerings both on and off the golf course.
"Golf in Jebel Sifah offers an experience to rival the very best exclusive golf destinations. A picturesque getaway, the golf course offers both breath-taking sea views and stunning mountain terrain in luxurious settings," commented Mark Chapleski, President of Troon International. "We are excited to be working with the team at Jebel Sifah and use our expertise to enhance the development here in Oman and secure its status as a must-play course in the Middle East."
Overlooking the course, Jebel Sifah offers a range of freehold residences including luxury villas and the recently launched Golf Lake which comprises of 14 buildings and 131 freehold studios located in close proximity to the destination's extensive range of retail, leisure and hospitality amenities. Golf Lake's units come in a multitude of sizes, each featuring an open-plan kitchen area, ensuite bathrooms, top quality fixtures and finishing. Included as part of the development are a wide variety of athletic and leisure facilities for homeowners to enjoy, such as an oasis style water feature with an integrated infinity pool, a barbeque area, a 700m jogging track, and a dedicated children's playground.