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Michlifen extends management agreement with IMG

1.06pm 13th January 2021 - Course Development

IMG has announced the extension of its management and marketing agreement with Michlifen Golf & Country Club in Morocco.

IMG has been working closely with Michlifen since the golf course pre-opening phase and, with this extension, will continue to provide extensive management support across all areas of the Club’s business including agronomy, operations, PR and marketing.

Officially opened in September 2018 by HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, Michlifen Golf & Country Club is located in the mountain town of Ifrane, a 45-minute drive from Fez. Set at an altitude of 1,650 metres, the 18-hole championship course is the first Jack Nicklaus Signature in North Africa.

The clubhouse offers panoramic views across the golf course and Atlas Mountains, and the golf academy features three IMG performance studios, offering the latest in custom fitting and teaching technology.

The course forms part of the iconic Michlifen Resort & Golf, which also boasts a 71-room, 5-star hotel and features a luxury spa and world class dining options.

Russell Hannah, Senior Director of IMG Golf Course Services, commented: “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Michlifen Golf & Country Club as we continue our mission to ensure it takes its place amongst the world’s great golfing destinations.

“It has been anexciting journey since those early days of pre-opening, and it’s fantastic to see that despite the challenging year we had in 2020, the resort’s reputation continues to grow. This is a truly unique property and we are excited to be a part of its continued success.”

Denys Courtier, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing fo Michlifen Resort & Golf, commented: “Having IMG on our side since the golf course planning stage has been a key part of the club’s initial success. Together, we have been developing all areas of the club and we look forward to the ongoing relationship and the opportunities ahead.

“Michlifen offers an unforgettable alpine experience and, with IMG’s support, we look forward to welcoming golfers from around the world who are looking for a unique and luxurious golfing experience.”

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