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A Wave of celebrations as Al Mouj Golf in Muscat, Oman, gears up for its 10th anniversary

By Matt Smith
It doesn’t feel like it, but Al Mouj Golf in Muscat is already 10 years old. Oman’s first links-style course was conceptualised by former world No. 1-turned-course-designer Greg Norman when he visited the area in 2006. The club opened its doors in 2012 along a two-kilometre stretch of coastline on the Indian Ocean, at the heart of glamorous Wave resort’s hotels, residences, marina and luxury retail outlets. 

The club incorporates an award-winning 18-hole championship course and a flood-lit nine-hole track — both designed by ‘The Shark’ — and Al Mouj has quickly established itself as one of the best golf courses in not only Oman but the Middle East over the past decade. 

Along with the coastal views, the backdrop isn’t too bad either as the  Hajjar mountain loom large over a course that has made great use of the natural dunes to shape the terrain into a firm favourite of many top golfers. 

With 10 years under their belt, the management at Al Mouj are marking the occasion with a number of celebrations alongside a members ‘Anniversary Trophy’ competition, and an Individual Stableford tournament on October 22, which is open to all.

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