In an effort to promote sports tourism in connection with Ajman Vision 2021, the emirate of Ajman will host the 2016 World Golf Championship.
The announcement was made by HE Faisal Al Nuaimi, General Manager of Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) during a meeting with hoteliers in Ajman and the management of Al Zorah to prepare for the event that will start in February 2016.
The golf tournament will bring together the world’s top professional golf players who will be playing across different countries in the Middle East, North Africa and South Africa. The game will commence in Ajman at Al Zorah golf course and will continue to cities such as Bahrain, Muscat, Cairo, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Doha, Kuwait. The grand finals will be held in Ajman from December 9 – 11, 2016.
Mr Al Nuaimi said: “We are proud to be the official sponsor of the World Golf Championship tournament. This is a major sporting event and we are confident that it will attract a lot of golf enthusiasts to the event and to the emirate.”