Oct 22nd, 2020
Saudi Arabia has today announced a world-first initiative that will offer free golf to women across the Kingdom. All players signed-up to the scheme will be designated as a Ladies First Member at either Riyadh Golf Club, Dirab Golf Club or King Abdullah Economic City’s (KAEC) Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, depending on their location.
Oct 15th, 2020
Golf Saudi has today unveiled the format for next month’s debut Saudi Ladies Team International – a first of its kind tournament that will see 36 team captains recruit their players using a live ‘NFL-style’ draft system, before competing for a share of $500,000 prize money.
Oct 6th, 2020
Charley Hull has today confirmed her spot in Saudi Arabia’s ‘women’s week of golf’ – joining Major-winning Solheim Cup teammate Georgia Hall as one of the headline names competing in next month’s “unprecedented” $1.5million events. The 24-year old will head to the Middle East seeking her second win in the region, having come out on top in Abu Dhabi’s Fatima Bint Mubarak Open last year.
Sep 28th, 2020
Saudi Arabia is to host a world first $1.5million prize-fund Ladies European Tour golf week in what promises to be a landmark moment for women’s sport in the Kingdom. November’s consecutive tournaments take women’s golf into another new territory and will see players compete for what will be the LET season’s biggest purse after only the British and Scottish Open.