Situated in the North-west coast of Africa and visible on a sunny day from Spain, Morocco is a country rich in culture and full of stunning natural scenery. Benefiting from a recent surge in golfing investment, Morocco is on the rise as one of the leading golfing destinations worldwide. With a number of the game’s greatest players - turned designer - flocking to region to utilise the country’s incredible landscape, there are a number of glorious championship courses.
The year round sun that the country experiences is only another feather in the cap of Morocco and is just one more reason it should be your next summer or winter golfing getaway destination.
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Situated just outside of Marrakech is one of the country’s most stunning desert courses. Assoufid Golf Club Marrakech has won an award for being both Morocco’s best golf course and Africa’s best golf course which is a true reflection of the sheer quality of the club. Since opening 2014, the desert course has gone from strength to strength with the sloping fairways and well guarded greens proving challenging for all golfers. With the Atlas Mountains for a backdrop, the course is a truly spectacular place to play.
|Designed by:||Niall Cameron|
Any course managed by Troon Golf is going to be a serious golf place to play golf. Located just outside the buzzing city of Marrakech lies an oasis of pristine green grass and shimmering water features at this beautiful par 72 layout. The course is set in the foreground of the magnificent Atlas Mountains and measures in at 7,300 yards from the tips, just long enough to provide a test for even the bigger hitters out there. However, the course ranges in lengths depending on which set of tees you decide to play from and is a more than manageable challenge for the more social players amongst us.
|Designed by:||Neil Haworth and Stephane Talbot|
Set in the rugged rocky outcrops of Agadir and surrounded by Argan trees, Tazegzout Golf Course provides golfers with stunning views out towards the Atlantic Ocean. Situated at 80 meters above sea level, panoramic views of the ocean can be seen throughout the course at it winds for 7,513 yards for the harsh natural vegetation. The course itself is build up to the dramatic final 3 holes which play over 2 deep ravines and along the edge of an 80m cliff drop respectively. The stunning clubhouse is a wonderful place to take in the beauty of natural surroundings and discuss that beautiful tee shot you hit down the last.
|Location:||Tazegout Bay Resort, Adgir|
|Designed by:||Kyle Phillips|
Golf’s most celebrated player has an empire of stunning courses worldwide and none are more incredible than Samanah’s course. The course is set in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and is a great blend of high class course design and the already beautiful landscape. In true Nicklaus fashion, imagination and guile are required in order to safely navigate yourself around here with many holes featuring ‘risk & reward’ with cleverly placed water hazards. Ranked inside the world’s top 100 courses, the immaculate design and impeccable condition of the course means it is only going to continue rising up the list.
|Designed by:||Jack Nicklaus|
The 2010 Ryder Cup winning captain and 8 time European Order of Merit winner Colin Montgomerie certainly knows how to design a golf course with many of his creations featuring inside Europe’s top 100. The Montgomerie Marrakech is no exception to this as it winds its way through the stunning development that is Marrakech Golf City. The course measures in at 6,900 yards and is designed in such a way that players of all abilities can enjoy a round on here. The year round sun, proximity to the airport and incredible golf facilities make it a great place to play on your next group golf tour.
|Designed by:||Colin Montgomerie|
Golf Du Soleil is on the rise as one of the golfing hotspots in Morocco. The course features an array of beautiful lakes and water features which in the constant sunshine the area receives always look like an inviting place to cool off mid-round (but don’t obviously). In the foothills of the towering Atlas Mountains, Golf du Soleil is a truly stunning place to play. Within easy reach of continental Europe, Agadir is ideal for golf in the sun, and Golf Du Soleil is certainly one of the stars of the show.
|Designed by:||Fernando Muella & Gerard Courbin|
There are a total of 20 golf courses in Morocco many of which have been designed by well-known names in golf such as Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones, Colin Montgomerie and Kyle Phillips.
There are 13 golf courses in and around Marrakech with most of them being designed after the Millennium.