The European Tour and the Ladies European Tour announced last fall that they would be hosting joint events during the month of May 2016 at Royal Golf Dar Es in Morocco. The women playing the Lalla Meryem Cup on the Blue Course while the men compete for the Trophee Hassan II on the Red Course.
The future of both tournaments has been guaranteed till 2018 with the first edition of the three-year extension to be played from May 5 thru 8.
“With golf returning to the Olympic Games in Rio it is perhaps fitting that both the ladies’ and men’s European Tour events will take place at the same venue, and I’m sure the club will prove a worthy host for both tournaments.” said Keith Waters, Chief Operating Officer for The European Tour who assured this event become one of the favorite stops on tour of the players.
With the venue being staged in the Moroccan capital a large number of galleries are expected to attend the ground breaking event as they will be able to watch the best talent from both the men’s and women’s completion. Native Maha Haddioui will be one of the favorite player to follow during this week.