Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco Named ‘Golf Resort of the Year’ by IAGTO

Mazagan, Morocco (Press Release)Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort in Morocco is delighted to announce it has been named 2013 “Golf Resort of the Year – Rest of the World” by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO).

Voted for by over 450 golf tour operators from 59 countries, the IAGTO Awards were established in 2000 to reward a few exceptional contributions to the world of golf travel. When judging the golf resorts each year, tour operators consider customer satisfaction, quality of the golf course and accommodation, value for money, quality of service from the staff, and accessibility to tee times.

Terrance Mohamed, Director of Golf at Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort commented, “Withover 2,000 golf resorts around the world, Mazagan is thrilled to have been named the winner in this category. Since opening in October 2009 we have been striving to establish ourselves as leaders in the golf industry, so this award strengthens our position as one of the best golf resorts on the market today.”

Renowned for the Par 72, 18-hole Links Golf Course set alongside 3 km of the white sand beach, the course was designed by world-famous golfer Gary Player. It follows the contours of the dunes and was created with a focus on respecting the environment and conserving the natural features of the land.

The 2013 IAGTO Awards Gala Dinner took place in Portugal on 15 November 2012 on the final night of the International Golf Travel Market.

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort is one hour from Casablanca, making it a convenient destination from Europe and the rest of the world. The northern coast of Morocco enjoys a temperate climate year round, so golfers can visit Mazagan at any time.

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About Mazagan Beach &Golf Resort, Morocco
Mazagan Beach&Golf Resort, located 90km south of Casablanca in El Jadida, is a coastal destination resort overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Set around a magnificent internal courtyard, the resort’s 500 rooms boast unspoilt views of the ocean, lagoons, golf course, landscaped gardens. Mazagan encompasses a 250-hectare site including an 18-hole golf course designed by Gary Player, a 7km stretch of beach, luxury boutiques, eight restaurants, the only casino in a 200km radius, a nightclub designed by Jeffrey Beers, a spa and one of the largest conference centres in the region. 67 private villas are also located on the grounds.  For more information, please visit: