The “Jordan Golf Federation” and the “Ayla Oasis Development Company” have completed all preparations to host the thirty-second edition of the “Jordan Open Golf Championship” at Ayla Golf Club, scheduled to take place from October 5th to the 7th. This championship is a significant part of the annual calendar of events organized by the “Ayla Oasis Development Company” in collaboration with the “Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority.”
Under the expert guidance of coaches from the Jordan Golf Federation, the Ayla Golf Club team, and dedicated technical teams, meticulous preparations have been made to ensure that the championship is hosted at the pinnacle of professionalism. Notably, in addition to Jordan, the tournament will showcase participation from an impressive lineup of nationalities, including Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Oman, Switzerland, Qatar, the United Kingdom, the United States, Palestine, the United Arab Emirates, and Ireland, with more than 40 players set to compete.
This championship plays a pivotal role in Ayla’s mission to elevate Jordan’s golf scene to global professional standards. It encompasses training, qualification opportunities, and participation alongside international professionals while aiming to increase the popularity of golf within the country among diverse demographics. Ayla Golf Club actively collaborates with the “Jordan Golf Federation” and the “Jordan Olympic Committee” to support Jordanian teams.
Sahl Dudin, the Managing Director of Ayla Oasis, warmly welcomed the championship to Ayla and highlighted the fruitful collaboration with national institutions. He expressed excitement about providing valuable opportunities for Jordanian athletes to compete at a top-tier level and underscored Ayla’s ongoing support for Jordanian athletes, particularly golfers.
Mr. Kareem Barghouthi, President of the Jordan Golf Federation, views the Jordan Open Golf Championship as a crucial annual effort to enhance golfing in Jordan. He commended the Ayla Oasis for hosting the championship, emphasizing its role in fostering teamwork among various national groups to support young athletes and sports development.
Under the guidance of the Jordan Golf Federation, Ayla Golf Club’s coaches, and technical teams, the championship’s plan has been executed flawlessly. They have ensured that all technical, administrative, and logistical needs were met to the highest standards, including the readiness of the golf course and training facilities for the players.
Ayla Golf Club offers an exceptional golfing experience with an 18-hole course designed by the renowned Greg Norman, adhering to eco-friendly standards and seamlessly blending with Ayla’s beautiful surroundings, including beaches and natural landscapes. The club also features an educational academy, training facilities, and camp accommodations, complete with a 9-hole floodlit course.
The Jordan Open Golf Championship stands out as one of the most significant sporting events of the fall of 2023, setting the stage for the 2024 event schedule. It shines a spotlight on Ayla’s golf courses and draws golf enthusiasts to follow the achievements of top regional athletes. The championship is expected to be highly competitive, given its considerable global ranking importance and the significance it holds for all participants.