The country of Morocco has some excellent golf courses and in this piece we list some of the best.
The Best Golf Courses In Morocco
Situated a mere twelve miles from Europe, Morocco is the closest exotic country to Britain and with the combination of an excellent climate, and great value, the country is growing as a golf destination.
Below we have taken a look at some of the best golf courses in the North African nation.
Golf du Palais Royal d’Agadir
Given this course lies within the ramparts of the Royal Palace in Agadir, the chances of walking up and getting a game are rather slim. But if you were lucky enough to receive a royal invite, you’d be in for a treat.
The Robert Trent Jones (opens in new tab) layout was used for the European Tour’s Trophee Hassan II between 2011 and 2015 and the players were in raptures about the quality of the layout. If you’re ever given the opportunity to play on this most exclusive of tracks, be sure to take it.
This huge links course (6,843 metres) has the typical undulating layout you’d expect by the sea, toppled with premium paspalum grass, keeping the greens and fairways fantastically consistent.
Add this to a clever layout and the spectacular views over the Atlantic as you traverse the back nine and this is possibly the finest course in the country.
Dating back to the 1920’s, the original 18 holes at Royal Marrakech were remodelled in 1933 by a group of golfers including former Open champion Arnaud Massy.
They run through very mature woodland featuring pine, eucalyptus, palm, olive and even oranges.
Royal Dar Es Salem
Commissioned by King Hassan II, Robert Trent Jones designed three layouts on a 1,000-acre site and in doing so created probably the finest course in all of Africa.
The Red is a par 73 of immense proportions, 6,741 metres from start to finish, full of splash bunkers, raised greens and tight dog legs as you’d expect from a RTJ course.
Scenery includes sparkling lakes complete with bright pink flamingos and water lilies, and there are even two Roman columns transported by royal…
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