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Troon Golf in Ground-breaking Maldives Development

12.07am 18th April 2011 - Course Development - This story was updated on Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Dutch Docklands Project in Maldives (artist's impression)

Troon Golf has been appointed as technical advisors in one of golf’s newest and most exciting projects recently unveiled in the Maldives.

Developed by the world-renowned Dutch Docklands company, industry experts in floating technology, the $500 million project is due to be completed in 2015 and will incorporate a world class golf facility.

“We are thrilled to be involved in such a truly ground-breaking project in the Maldives. Dutch Docklands are a hugely successful and innovative company and we are excited at the prospect on working closely with them on helping them realize the golf aspect of their vision,” commented Bruce Glasco, Managing Director, Troon Golf Europe, Middle East & Africa. “

The idyllic Maldives development incorporates a set of ground-breaking artificial floating islands that will include state-of-the-art golf courses, which look set to bring a wealth of new tourism and investment to the country. The floating island will draw on Troon Golf’s industry leading expertise in delivering a world class product and experience at some of golf’s most challenging and unique locations.

The project is located just five minutes from the airport and the picturesque site will boast luxurious accommodation which will overlook the golf course and reef. With world renowned companies behind the ambitious venture, the end product looks set to boost tourism in the region attracting travelling and golfing aficionados from around the world.

Troon Golf EMEA is committed to developing Troon Golf’s presence in Europe, Middle East and Africa. This rapidly expanding division now oversees operations at 36 courses in 13 countries including Dubai, England, Portugal, Russia and Spain with further expansion planned across all regions.

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Dutch Docklands

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