Majed Al-Sorour, Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Golf Federation and Golf Saudi, praised the ambitious role of Saudi Arabia in the global golf market.
He also expected announcing the federation’s plan to transform the local market into a market of the most dynamic game around the world within the next ten years.
The Saudi Golf Forum which is kicked off in Riyadh yesterday at King Abdullah Economic City. During which, the CEO of the Saudi Golf affirmed that this forum represents the largest gathering for those interested in this game in the Kingdom.He also added that this game requires a high commitment to develop its practice techniques.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to Saudi Arabia and to discuss the great game of golf. Golf requires commitment, dedication to mastering the basics. The sport also demands etiquette, discipline and self-governance. For these values, I want golf to become part of the fabric of modern-day Saudi Arabia,” he said.
The 1st Saudi Golf Summit will highlight the commercial and investment opportunities.
The participants in the summit’s activities will be briefed on the serious steps applied by “Saudi Golf” towards creating an innovative system for the game community.
He also added that the federation seeks to attract about 17,000 to 23,000 players by 2030 in the Kingdom.
“In light of the ambitious vision of HRH the Crown Prince, the Kingdom has achieved the enormous developments in its history.” Al-Sorour announced.
He also disclosed that the Saudi Golf takes part in the country’s development in the fields of tourism, investment and entertainment.
“The country is very much open for business. These are hugely exciting times.
I also hope that this game develop the leaders of tomorrow in the economy and all various sectors,” Al-Sorour said.
The CEO of Golf Saudi hailed the ability of local initiatives to change the reality of the golf game and create its identity.
Leaders of industry
The Saudi Golf Summit will also bring together leaders of industry and national figures. They will debate topics and modern development tactics in golf.
The summit will allow guests the opportunity to learn more about golf’s rapid growth within the Kingdom. It will also provide an opportunity to unite stakeholders of the game and evolve key business relations.