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Historic partnership for Emirates Golf Federation and Royal Moroccan Golf Federation

By GolfDigestME.com
The Emirates Golf Federation and Royal Moroccan Golf Federation have joined forces for the promotion and development of junior golf in the Arab world with the signing of a the signing of a partnership agreement.

With the emergence of a new generation of players, the two federations have decided to combine their assets as well as their expertise in favour of their young talents to enable them to access the best international professional tours.

Morocco and the UAE are two golfing nations with clubs that meet the best international standards and golfing infrastructures equipped with high-tech facilities. Both countries also have highly qualified human resources specialised in physical, mental and sports training.

Following various golfing meetings in the framework of coaching and training sessions, a strategic alliance was formed for the development of Arab golf.

“We are delighted to conclude this strategic partnership which brings hope to our two federations and to Arab golf,” said Mustapha Zine, 1st Vice-President of the Royal Moroccan Golf Federation. “This agreement materialises a common will to see our youth blossom thanks to a supervision and expertise adapted to our revealed objective which is to see our talents break through at the highest world level. Our two federations have the means to achieve their ambitions. May this act be the birth of a new force, that of the Arab golfing world.”

The agreement between the two nations consists of the development of a high-level sports programme including training camps and a series of World Amateur Golf Rankings competitions to be held between the two countries.

“Golf is a sport that takes time and dedication to master,” said General Abdullah Hashimi, Vice President of the UAE Golf Federation. “The partnership between the Emirates Golf Federation and the Royal Moroccan Golf Federation will be no different. We look forward to a sustainable and devoted partnership with Morocco in order to develop youth golf with in the Arab World. We understand the strength of talent that both nations have and as golf continues to evolve globally, we want to provide the platform for these young talents to flourish.”

Within the framework of this partnership, the following plans will be implemented

  • Creation of the first Moroccan-UAE junior tour
  • A high-level training programme to develop junior golf
  • Development of a specific preparation program for the WATC World Championships to be held in Dubai in 2023
  • Sharing expertise in high level coaching

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