The Allegria Golf Club in Cairo, Egypt experienced a true Irish day recently with golf, windy weather, Irish coffee, and lots of prizes delivered from Ireland. The Irish Embassy Challenge welcomed 64 participants competing in a better ball format for the top three positions, special prizes, a raffle prize provided by events partners, but most importantly a great time was spent on the course.
‘’As many of you know Ireland, has many amazing Golf courses, serving to many Golf travelers. And because of the support of Golf Ireland, Sullivan Golf Travel, President hotel in Cairo and Symphony Travel, we were able to host many golfers in one of the best golf courses in Cairo. And I am so happy with how it turned out” his excellency Sean O Regan. Ambassador of Ireland in Cairo.
‘’Golf travel is a major part of the Golf industry. And when Golf courses, golf travel agencies and tourism affiliates come together to create a vision of Golf tourism, it can have tremendous impact on a country’s tourism goals. Taking examples like Golf Ireland, which is a Division in Ireland’s tourism dedicated for Golf travel. We at The Allegria Golf course are thrilled to make way for more Golf travel initiatives in Egypt” said Naela El Attar, PGA, The Allegria Golf Club Manager.
The Allegria Golf course is located very close to many accommodation and entertainment facilities, the great pyramids and the Egyptian Grand Museum. Which makes it a great Golf destination spot and a beautiful golf course to visit and play.
The Irish Embassy Challenge winner team with 44 points was Karim Rafla and Osama Abou El Enein, winning a night and Golf at the luxurious Trump International Doonbeg, links and hotel. Provided by Golf Ireland
Coming in second place by count back team was Kevin Bertoia and Hans Westbroek winning a night and dinner at President hotel in Cairo.
And third place team was Lisa Van Es and Liam Finn with 42 points.
Also the raffle prize; a Nile cruise to Luxor and Aswan provided by event’s partner symphony travel.
The Allegria Golf course in Sodic Club S, Cairo, Egypt features an 18-hole masterpiece designed by Greg Norman, a par-72 parkland-style course. Managed by Troon Golf and owned by Sodic, the region’s leading real estate company.