In 1971, His Majesty King Hassan II, gave Morocco’s capital city Rabat, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam. Constructed within the palace walls, purely for his love and passion for the game of golf. Built, fit for a king.

Originally designed by Robert Trent Jones, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam offers 45 holes of pristine golf split over two 18 hole courses and one nine hole course.

Since 1971, the domain has played host to the exclusive Hassan II Golf Trophy. Originally staged as an invitational pro-am and attended by only a handful of top professionals, the winner would receive a gold dagger inlaid with jewels. Winners included Billy Casper, Lee Trevino, Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomerie, Padraig Harrington and Ernie Els.

Having regularly hosted the DP World Tour and as of 2023, the PGA Champions Tour, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam’s Red Course (‘House of Peace’ in Arabic) was revamped by Architect James Duncan in 2017 and made “incredibly hard” quoted by Eddie Pepperell.

With tree removal and bunker reconstruction being the first amendments, it was the greens that were made dramatically larger than the old ones, now creating a lot more contour on them and a beast of a challenge.

Now the Red Course stretches over 7,600 yards and will play host once again to the Asian Tour’s USD $2 million International Series Morocco, between the 4th – 7th July 2024.

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