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Asian Tour makes $25,000 donation to Ain Hallouf Rural School of Golf

November 5, 2022 – Rabat: The Asian Tour has underlined its ongoing commitment to the communities that host its International Series events by making a $25,000 donation to the Ain Hallouf Rural School of Golf, a golf school for children held under the leadership of His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid and the Moroccan Golf Federation.

The center provides lessons in golf and important societal values to children in the Douar Ain Hallouf area near Royal Golf Dar Es Salam golf club, the venue for the International Series Morocco, the fifth event of the Asian Tour’s flagship series.

Rahul Singh,
Head of the International Series, presented the cheque to Abdelkader El Hali, General Manager of the Ain Hallouf Rural School of Golf, on the sidelines of the $1.5million tournament, which runs through Sunday – and to which entry is free.

Singh said: “The Asian Tour is committed to supporting the communities at our International Series host venues through philanthropic efforts, and we are delighted to make this charitable contribution which underscores our commitment to developing the game at the grassroots level. By supporting the school we can support the growth of the game in Morocco, a golf market of real potential.”

El Hali, General Manager of the Ain Hallouf Rural School of Golf, said: “This generous contribution will benefit many youngsters in the area, by empowering them through sport and educating them in the positive values of golf, building strength of character, confidence and resilience.”

The Douar Ain Hallouf area has a strong connection with the game of golf. Many locals have found employment at the Royal Dar Es Salam course in the 50 years since it was first developed in 1971, and the locals have even built a course for their community, in the middle of the forest.

The Ain Hallouf Rural School of Golf has helped many players to develop their game and many Moroccan professionals are native to the area, such as Ahmed Marjan, who is playing in the International Series Morocco.

The Asian Tour’s
philanthropic efforts are felt at each of the International Series destinations, with significant donations being made to support local communities in Thailand, England, Singapore and South Korea already this season.

The International Series Morocco takes place at the historic Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, in Rabat, from November 3-6 and admission is free to spectators. The International Series then moves on to Egypt the following week, at Madinaty Golf Club in Cairo, from November 10-13.