IMG GOLF COURSE SERVICES APPOINTED TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING SERVICES TO ERBIL HILLS
IMG Golf Course Services has been appointed to provide management and marketing services to the exclusive new Erbil Hills development in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Featuring the country's first championship golf course, designed by Dye Designs, the development will also feature 300 exclusive residences that surround the golf course and which will offer a new style of green, luxury living in the region. The golf course is currently in the grow-in stage with 9 holes due to open in Summer 2022. IMG are providing extensive support across multiple areas in order to ensure the golf facilities open on time, on budget and to the required standards.
Erbil Hills is destined to become one of the region's most exciting new golf destinations with the capacity and ambition to host international tournaments and special events.
Russell Hannah, Senior Director, IMG Golf Course Services, commented: “We’re delighted to partner with Erbil Hills and support the owners’ vision of making the property a new bench-mark in the region. Erbil Hills is a truly unique development that will offer all members, guests and residents an active, healthy lifestyle and we are pleased to play a part in this landmark golf project in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.”
Hassan Gozal, Chairman at First Quantum Capital, commented: “We believe that working with IMG will help consolidate our vision of creating something never seen before in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. We are committed to creating a world-class facility and we’re all very excited to have IMG and their experienced international team involved in our golf course development.”
IMG Golf Course Services is a global leader in the design, development, marketing and management of world class golf courses. For more than 30 years, the group has set the standard for excellence in golf course design and golf club management. IMG’s Golf Course Services team currently provides a diverse range of management and marketing services to more than 25 award winning clubs and resorts.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media. The company manages some of the world’s greatest athletes and fashion icons; owns and operates hundreds of live events annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in licensing, sports training and league development. IMG is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company.