Tangier City, Morocco. (November 7th, 2023) – Troon®, the leader in golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, has been appointed to manage Al Houara Golf Club in Tangier City, Morocco. The highly ranked Graham Marsh and Vijay Singh designed championship golf course will benefit from Troon International’s management across agronomy, marketing and operations. Adding to their global portfolio, the Troon International division manage and provide services to resorts worldwide with courses across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions. Troon International has vast experience in Morocco, having been engaged previously with multiple facilities including assisting with the development of Al Houara. Al Houara Golf Club will fall under the brand of Troon Golf which represents a portfolio of daily-fee, resort and semi-private properties that deliver superior guest services, the finest playing surfaces, and outstanding amenities.

Shk Hamad Bin Talal Al Thani, Chief Development & Project Delivery Officer, Development, of the Al Houara Coastal Resort Project, said: “Al Houara Golf Club’s partnership with Troon marks an exciting chapter as we continue on our journey as a world class golf resort. With Troon’s expertise and our breathtaking setting, we are poised to elevate the club to new heights, offering an unparalleled experience for our valued guests. We symbolize a commitment to excellence across our hotel and golf course, setting the stage for a future filled with unforgettable moments.”

Al Houara Golf Club, along with its onsite luxurious hotel, the Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa, has quickly asserted itself as one of the world’s best new golf resorts, named in’s illustrious Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World in September 2023. At the heart of this is a challenging 18-hole par-72 course designed by Graham Marsh in collaboration with Vijay Singh, with strategically placed bunkers and water hazards providing golfers a tough test. The golf course has been ranked number two in Morocco and number five in Africa, by Top100GolfCourses. The golf club also boasts a nine-hole short course, a driving range with short game areas and even two indoor swing rooms. All practice facilities and the short-course are floodlit.

However, the resort goes far beyond its impressive golf offer, providing a luxurious experience with 304 rooms, exceptional dining, and three outdoor pools. Situated in a sprawling area that includes a protected forest and 2.5km waterfront, the resort is conveniently located just a 15-minute drive from Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport. Seamlessly blending with the natural surroundings through its architecture to create a visually stunning experience for its guests, who are invited to experience Troon Golf at Al Houara.

DJ Flanders, Executive Vice President of Troon International, commented: “Drawing on our rich experience in Morocco and resorts, this partnership will enable us to help propel Al Houara to its full potential, driving the resort on to new heights and growing its already esteemed reputation. It’s a collaborative effort that promises growth, excellence, and an elevated experience for all who choose to indulge in the luxurious offerings of Al Houara.”

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About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf and golf-related hospitality management company providing services at 825-plus locations, including 825-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses around the globe. 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 600-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, Indigo Sports, CADDIEMASTER, Club Up, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, True Club Solutions, Real Food Hospitality, Strategy and Design, Casa Verde Golf and ICON Management. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Troon Chronicles, Press Room, and via The Turn Podcast.

About Al Houara Golf Club
Al Houara Golf Club, situated in Tangier, Morocco, is a Championship golf course, ranked number 2 in Morocco and number 5 in Africa, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The onsite Hilton Tangier Resort and Spa offers 304 rooms and three outdoor pools and combines modern comfort with the prominent Moroccan architecture through its onsite dining, spa, and leisure facilities. The 18-hole golf course was designed by architect Graham Marsh in collaboration with Vijay Singh and features a luxury clubhouse, surrounded by golf villas and apartments. The golf club also offers two indoor swing rooms, a compact 9-hole course and practice facilities, all of which are floodlit. The resort is a 30-minute drive from the center of Tangier and just 15 minutes from its international airport. For additional news and information, click here.