First Hole in One at Almouj Golf
This month Almouj Golf, Oman's first signature course designed
by renowned golfing legend Greg Norman, celebrated another first:
its first hole in one.
Achieving a hole in one is every golfer's aspiration, and Almouj
Golf club member, Mr Marcus Jee Woong Kim, made his hole in one on
the par 3, 13th hole on the Championship course.
It was a 160 yard shot and Mr Kim used a 7 iron. To mark the
occasion, St John Kelliher, General Manager of Almouj Golf,
presented Mr Kim with a Taylormade Burner driver signed by the
legendary Greg Norman.
Clearly a huge personal achievement, Mr Kim said of his
"I am delighted that not only did I make the hole in one, which
is every golfer's dream, but also that I have set a first for
Almouj Golf. I will of course be returning to try and add to my own
record with another hole in one."
Commenting on the hole in one, St John Kelliher, General Manager
at Almouj Golf, said:
"It is a great achievement and a very special moment when you
make a hole in one. It was only a matter of time before this
piece of history at Almouj Golf was written and I congratulate Mr
Kim on his personal success and his place in Almouj Golf's history
books. We are very happy to celebrate this first and we encourage
others to come and play, adding to our hole in one hall of
Inspired by Oman and designed by Greg Norman, the 7,342 yard
Championship course at Almouj Golf boasts the first-of-its-kind
Academy run by three PGA qualified instructors and features a
state-of-the-art swing studio, golfing fashion and equipment
boutique, as well as a restaurant and flood-lit driving range with
private teaching bays. All 18 holes are expected to open to the
public during the second quarter of this year. Since its debut in
December 2011, Almouj Golf has become highly regarded as a
'must-experience' landmark in the Sultanate, setting new standards
in the golf and hospitality industry.