$500 million floating golf course planned in Maldives: World’s biggest water hazard set to be a reality

By on May 18, 2011 in Amazing, Asia, Business, Golf, Sports Comments

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As reported by CNN, May 17, 2011, Maldives will be the location for a $500 million floating golf course which sets to make the world’s biggest water hazard possible and similarly suggests a long-term answer to the danger of climate change in the area.

Furthermore, record states that Dutch Docklands, a renowned floating architecture specialists, designed the proposed floating golf course which is located just  a five-minute speedboat ride from Male, Maldives capital. The project will feature 27 holes of golf that is set upon three interlinked islands, report says.

It was noted from reports through the people behind this huge government-approved venture, that this project will also show off 200 villas, 45 private islands and a conservation center that will enhance the wildlife-rich coral reefs in the location.

CEO of Dutch Docklands, Paul van de Camp was quoted saying, “We told the president of the Maldives we can transform you from climate refugees to climate innovators, and we have a way of building and sustaining this project that is environmentally friendly too”.

“This is going to be an exclusively green development in a marine-protected area” he adds.



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