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A long golf tradition

Golf in Egypt

Egypt has a long golf tradition, going back all the way to 1882, when the first course in the country, Gezira Sporting Club, was founded. A lot has happened since then. We recently visited most of the major courses in the country and were pleasantly surprised (almost) everywhere we went.

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The ultra modern club house at the Albatross Golf Course.The ultra modern club house at the Albatross Golf Course.Photo: Bo Sjosten (qhd-960:3840)

More than Prague

Golf in the Czech Republic

You may have been to Prague. It is a stunning city, full of cultural heritage, beautiful architecture, and magnificent views. It's also a party city, in the summer full of young and old from all over the world having a good time, enjoying the sights and the good food and local beer. But the Czech Republic is so much more than just Prague. We went looking for – what else? – good golf courses.

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View from the Panorama Course at Golf El Kantoui.View from the Panorama Course at Golf El Kantoui.Photo: Bo Sjosten (qhd-960:2560)

After the revolution

Golf in Tunisia

Tunisia established itself as a winter golf destination in the 1990s and early 2000s, attracting many frozen European golfers. Then came the revolution and the Arab Spring.  What has happened in the country after the revolution, and how has it affected Tunisia as a golf destination? GTJ went to Tunisia to find out.

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Golf l'Ocean in Agadir is one of the newer courses.Golf l'Ocean in Agadir is one of the newer courses.Photo: Bo Sjosten (qhd-960:2560)

On the greens of the Kingdom

Golf in Morocco

Morocco has a long golf tradition due to the late King Hassan II’s passion for golf. During his reign a number of “Royal” golf courses were built. In later years a slew of modern courses, designed by architects like Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Robert Trent Jones Jr. have appeared. With several low cost air carriers now serving Morocco, it is easier than ever to enjoy the “Kingdom of Golf”.

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