NEOM, the global development taking shape in northwest Saudi Arabia, has signed a partnership with Othman Almulla, the first professional golfer from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This highlights NEOM’s commitment to supporting Saudi talent as it endeavors to become an innovative hub for sport. Almulla will help NEOM’s ambition to promote active and healthy lifestyles within the community, in line with Saudi Vision 2030.
Almulla will represent Saudi Arabia at the next Asian Tour event, the PIF Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers. The tournament takes place at the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City from February 2 -5.
"Sport is a vital pillar of NEOM. We celebrate and encourage active lifestyles by working closely with both the domestic and international sporting ecosystems. I am particularly proud to welcome Othman to the NEOM family, as he is an inspiring example of high-performance sport on a global stage." - Jan Paterson, Managing Director of Sport at NEOM
Almulla, 36, was born and raised in Saudi Arabia. He started playing golf at age 15 and quickly rose to prominence, competing in tournaments around the world.
"I am very grateful to NEOM for this incredible opportunity that enables me to shine a spotlight on the sport I love. I look forward to supporting NEOM’s mission and drawing attention to the international opportunities that exist in Saudi Arabia’." - Othman Almulla
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