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Saudi Open 2022 golf tournament is coming to Riyadh

The Asian Development Tour is visiting Saudi Arabia for the first time.

Sports fans, this one’s for you. The inaugural Saudi Open 2022 will soon be in full swing, and there are many reasons to be excited. The Asian Development Tour is visiting Saudi Arabia for the first time, and the sporting tournament will take place in Riyadh. 

Saudi Open 2022 is coming to Riyadh Golf Club from 8 December to 10 December. The tournament is managed by Golf Saudi and it is playing to a par of 72. The event is expected to attract golfing superstars and spectators, as it boasts a whopping prize fund of $75,000.

Riyadh Golf Club, which is 20 minutes from the capital, is one of the most popular golf clubs in Saudi Arabia. The club opened in 2005, and attracts beginners as well as pros. The club boasts wide fairways, manicured greenery and undulating terrains. The sight also includes manmade lakes and streams, which all help to make this both a charming and challenging course. 

Asian Development Tour launched in 2010 and is rapidly expanding its reach. Last year, Asian Development Tour entered a 10-year partnership with Golf Saudi. 

Majed Al Sorour, Deputy Chairman and CEO for Golf Saudi, said: “We’re delighted to extend and deepen our ties with the Asian Tour, a key strategic partner for us. We’re especially pleased that Riyadh Golf Club will be the venue for the Saudi Open on the Asian Development Tour.”

Cho Minn Thant, commissioner and CEO of the Asian Tour, added: “Providing playing opportunities for our members has always been a prime objective for us. I’m delighted, therefore, that we’re able to further bolster the ADT schedule this year with the addition of the Saudi Open.”

Saudi Open 2022 will be open to the public, but tickets have not yet been released. Keep your eyes on FACT, as we will keep you informed about the latest information. 

GO: Visit https://linktr.ee/golfsaudi for more information. 

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