Golf has been played in Tunisia since Carthage Golf Club opened in 1927, when the country was still a French colony. Today Tunisia is a small but vying Mediterranean golf destination with a dozen courses and a desire to give Euro-golfers their golf fix at any time of the year. Will Tunisia make a comeback on the golf tourism scene in the coming years?
After the revolution
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.