JORDAN’S VERY FIRST QUALIFIED PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL

Three man-made blue lagoons with a total area of 750000 m², and comprising a constellation of 17 white sand beaches are spread over the Ayla community.

Offering world-class amenities in a glorious picture-perfect setting, Golf Hills is home to Jordan’s first 18-hole golf course. The district offers a contemporary Ayla Golf Club and Academy, extraordinary guest accommodations, as well as beautifully designed residential apartments, townhouses and villas.

 

As part of Ayla’s mission to help create a prosperous community that embraces its natural assets, the company strives to develop the golf course to become one of the most environmentally friendly in the world. At the district, every detail conspires to provide its residents and guests with a spectacular experience. With over 12km² of rolling greens, the lush landscape features three green pockets with panoramic views of the area, paved courtyards reminiscent of a traditional Arabic medina, playgrounds, sundecks, and swimming pools – including an infinity pool overlooking the golf course.

The Avenue district is Ayla’s interpretation of downtown living on the coast of the Red Sea.
This pedestrian-friendly boulevard boasts designer brand local and international names in fashion and lifestyle.


Our walk-friendly roads will guide you through the cosmopolitan Avenue district, taking you from the modern residences and apartments to the vast shopping and dining areas, which lead into historic Aqaba.

Offering the perfect blend of land and sea – from luxurious waterfront residences, to a world-class marina, to the Marina Village’s unique boutiques and restaurants – the district’s pulse of the Ayla community. Encompassing modern luxury and historic beauty, the Marina District comprises 17,000 m² of commercial space, three hotels with approximately 700 rooms, as well as 582 residential apartments and private villas.

 

The district is also home to Aqaba’s largest marina with almost 300 berths, fitting boats up to 40m long with a draft up to 4m, and providing exceptional facilities and services that adhere to international standards. With its pedestrian friendly roads, yearlong activities catering to adults and children, biking lanes, world-class amenities, and a bustling nightlife, the district offers its residents and visitors the opportunity to get lost in the magnificent coastal allure of the Red Sea.

Dazzling entertainment venues, organic designs, and culture, unite at Ayla’s Creek District – creating an urban-spirited community bustling with extraordinary energy. The district is home to an exquisite beach club as well as a collection of contemporary riverfront residences that combine the perks of urban and coastal living. The district’s waterfront includes 420 townhouses and 72 apartments.

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JORDAN’S VERY FIRST QUALIFIED PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL

29 Jun 2020

Today marks a very proud day for both Jordan and Ayla, as we congratulate Walid Abu Elsamid on becoming the nations very first fully qualified PGA Golf Professional.

 

After three years of hard work undertaking the FdSc Professional Golf Studies programme certified by the University of Birmingham (UK), Walid has successfully passed all modules required for this achievement.

 

Walid Abu Elsamid, Assistant Golf Professional, Ayla Golf Club, commented: “I am extremely grateful for the support shown by Ayla Oasis for giving me the opportunity to follow my dream. The game of golf is my passion, and to be recognised as a fully qualified professional within the sport I love is something I am immensely proud of”.

 

“My main ambition is to continue growing the game of golf here at Ayla Golf Club - Aqaba, Jordan, utilising all that I have learnt along my PGA journey, with hopes to develop more Jordanian golfers who may then follow the same path as I have.”

The FdSc Professional Golf Studies programme consisted of many different aspects of training, which offer’s trainees many different pathways to take within the golf industry once qualified such as; Golf Business Management, Golf Coaching, Sports Science, Equipment Technology, Rules of Golf and Career Development.

 

Overseeing Walid’s PGA training and development is Head Golf Professional, Chris Dodd: “This is a very proud day indeed for Walid personally and the AOD Company. Walid has shown great dedication in his training, becoming a vital asset to Ayla and the growth of the game, where he will no doubt continue to succeed.”

 

For more information on learning golf at the Ayla Golf Academy, with the help of both qualified PGA professional’s (Chris & Walid), they can be reached via email at golf@ayla.com.jo or by phone +962 (0)3 209 4020. Be sure to follow the Ayla Golf Club Instagram page @AylaGolfClub to keep up to date with Golf Professionals.

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