Factsheet

Owners/Company Name The Wave Muscat
Golf Course Architect /Designer Greg Norman Golf Course Design
Agronomist Charles Graham
Golf Course Construction Southern Golf Oman
Golf Course Operators Dubai Golf
Opening Date 9 holes December 1st 2011
Design Influence Ocean, Dunes , Flora fauna, Mountains and Wind
Links Seaside Golf Over 2.5 kilometers of pristine sandy Arabian coastline
5 Holes Play onto the Sea
Golf Measurements Ocean, Dunes , Flora fauna, Mountains and Wind
Links Seaside Golf
  • Acreage : 202 Acres / 82 hectares
  • Average green size : 820m2
  • 18 Holes Championship Links Course Par 72
  • 6675 meters / 7300 yards
  • 9 Hole Golf Academy Par 3 Course
  • 695 Meters / 760 yards
Irrigation System Toro site pro central control system
Water storage lakes Storage 140,000 Cubic Meters capacity
Grass Type Paspalum Sea Dwarf TE - Salt tolerant grass

Environmental Credentials

  • Using a salt tolerant grass which could accommodate sea water watering once established.  Capping material mixture carefully designed to maximize drainage properties and encourage root growth.  No chemical additives used within capping material.
  • Using Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) for irrigation water, supplied by the Haya Water (Government Utility)
  • Monitoring boreholes have been installed to monitor groundwater conditions throughout the lifetime of the project.
  • Existing Khwaur (natural waterbody) maintained within the golf course design, and will form a central feature to the Academy and clubhouse area.  Mangrove species to be introduced.
  • Minimised turf areas to reduce irrigation requirements.  Areas between playing holes are shaped and utilize local native planting.
  • Utilised on site sand sources for shaping and capping.

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