IMG Golf Course Services will manage and market Erbil Hills development in Iraq

IMG Golf Course Services has been chosen to provide managing and marketing services to the new Erbil Hills development in Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The development will feature the country’s first championship golf course, designed by Dye Designs, and will be home to 300 exclusive residences surrounding the golf course. The 9-hole course, slated to open in the summer of 2022, is currently in the grow-in stage.

“We’re delighted to partner with Erbil Hills and support the owners’ vision of making the property a new benchmark in the region,” said Russell Hannah, Senior Director, IMG Golf Course Services. “Erbil Hills is a truly unique development that will offer all members, guests and residents an active, healthy lifestyle and we are pleased to play a part in this landmark golf project in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.”

“We believe that working with IMG will help consolidate our vision of creating something never seen before in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq,” said Hassan Gozal, Chairman at First Quantum Capital. “We are committed to creating a world-class facility and we’re all very excited to have IMG and their experienced international team involved in our golf course development.”

IMG intends for Erbil Hills to become one of the region’s most exciting new golf destinations, with the ability to host international tournaments and special events.

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