Cairo, Egypt (October 4, 2021) – The inaugural Egypt Troon Cup kicked off in Egypt with a match between The Allegria and Madinaty Golf Club, two flagship properties managed and operated by Troon under the Troon Golf brand. The match marked the first of many planned events between the two clubs designed to create friendly competition between the two Troon-managed properties.
The match was played in a match-play setup with 20 members representing each club in a Ryder Cup format and fell on the opening day of the Ryder Cup weekend. Played on the Greg Norman Signature Golf Course, it was The Allegria who came out as champions on their home course with a 1.5-point advantage over Madinaty Golf Club.
Josh North, General Manager of Madinaty Golf Club commented, “All of us at Madinaty Golf Club are extremely excited about our collaboration with The Allegria. It is great to see two Troon-managed golf clubs come together and put on unique events like this for our memberships. It was fantastic to see friendly rivalry on and off the golf course and we look forward to bringing the cup home to Madinaty in March!”
The rematch is already scheduled for March 2022 at Madinaty Golf Club, who will be looking for the win on their home course. Mark Chapleski, Executive Vice-President of Troon International, who attended the event in Cairo, added “We have been involved with The Allegria since 2008 when the project was just beginning and it was fantastic to see this event come to fruition with our wonderful new addition Madinaty Golf Club. Egypt is a superb golf destination and Troon look forward to continuing to deliver superior playing surfaces and service at these two premier golf facilities”.
Throughout the year, members of Madinaty Golf Club and The Allegria can benefit from Troon Advantage rates to enjoy a secondary Troon course. The Allegria is located close to the Great Pyramids of Giza while Madinaty Golf Club lies to the east of Cairo, in close proximity to the Cairo International Airport. For those looking to combine luxurious Egyptian hospitality with golf at the Robert Trent Jones Jnr course, Madinaty Golf Club have teamed up with the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Cairo.
Madinaty Golf club, which opened in late 2020, is already playing a very active role on the Egyptian Golf scene having hosted the prestigious Egyptian Amateur Championship and implemented a fantastic grow the game programme of ‘Girls Go Golf’ bringing over 50 ladies together to introduce them to the game of golf. To learn more about Madinaty Golf Club, visit www.madinatygolfclub.com.
About Madinaty Golf Club & TMG Madinaty Golf Club, established in 2020 is located at the heart of Madinaty. Madinaty is one of the flagship development of Talaat Moustafa Group, (TMG), who are the largest real estate developer in Egypt and the Middle East. The mega city is developed over 8000 Feddans, to accommodate more than 700,000 residents upon the project completion. Currently an over 300,000 residents living within the city.
Madinaty is not simply about residential living with its sublime Villas and Apartment buildings, but is fully functioning city, offering to its residents a modern lifestyle where all amenities and services can be found including vast green areas, golf courses, educational institutions, sports, and social amenities, hospitals, Business Hubs, shopping malls & entertainment facilities, transportation, security, and household services, all within a state-of-the-art purpose built city.
About The Allegria The Allegria is the first Greg Norman Signature Course in Egypt. Managed under the Troon Golf brand since pre-opening, The Allegria has built its reputation as the best golf experience available in the country. The course blends harmoniously with the overall shapes, colors and nuances of The Allegria and is exemplified by the playing experience offered to varying levels of golfer.
About Troon Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 590-plus locations around the globe, including managing 640-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages 610-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Indian Wells Golf Resort in Indian Wells, California; Yas Links Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates; The Club at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Georgia; and Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Connecticut. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Troon Chronicles, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.