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AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts – Making golf history

AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts – Making golf history

A golf tournament to go down in history. A lush course, looking its very best. And everything running smoothly. The Domaine de Bel Ombre was founded 250 years ago – and it certainly celebrated the anniversary in style! For the best part of a week, the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts held the…

George Coetzee: “The course obviously treated me well”

George Coetzee: “The course obviously treated me well”

The South African, George Coetzee, lifted the trophy of the maiden edition of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts after a nerve-racking play-off win over Denmark’s Thorbjørn Olesen. He shared his feelings with PRESENCE shortly after the stunning finale. George Coetzee, Winner, 2015 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts photos : deeneshen…

A resounding success

A resounding success

The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts, the most important sporting event organised so far in Mauritius and bringing together for the first time players from three major professional golf tours, more than lived up to everyone’s expectations. photos : deeneshen sabapathee | afrasia bank mauritius open 2015 It’s been an enormous pleasure and…

Christophe Curé: “Golf has a great future in Mauritius”

Christophe Curé: “Golf has a great future in Mauritius”

Christophe Curé, who has been at the head of the Mauritius Golf Federation for the last two years, believes that the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts has given people a good opportunity to find out what golf is all about and hopes that it will lead to increased participation in the sport. photos…

Mauritius, becoming a choice golfing destination

Mauritius, becoming a choice golfing destination

The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, held recently at Heritage Resorts, was intended to give a further boost to golf. It has been played in Mauritius for more than 170 years and has blossomed over the last twenty years in both sporting and business terms. photos : deeneshen sabapathee | rogers image bank | beachcomber hotels…

170 YEARS OF GOLF

170 YEARS OF GOLF

The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Heritage Resorts is certainly the most exceptional golfing event to have taken place in Mauritius since the sport was introduced to the island 170 years ago. photos : mauritius gymkhana club 1844 Golf is introduced into Mauritius, the fourth country in the world after Scotland, England and India. 1847…

Peter Matkovich: “The reference point in the Indian Ocean”

Peter Matkovich: “The reference point in the Indian Ocean”

The South African golf architect, Peter Matkovich, who designed the Heritage Golf Club course, feels honoured to have been a part of the first ever tri-sanctioned tournament in golf history. photos : manoj nawoor | rogers image bank How does it feel to have been the mastermind behind the course that has hosted what will…

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