ASTANA – The Burabay Golf Resort near Astana, due to be completed in late 2015, will be managed by Troon, one of the most prestigious golf management companies internationally. Located 200 kilometres from Astana on the northern shoreline of Lake Schuchiye, the resort will undoubtedly be a scenic getaway from the commotion of the capital.
Expected to open just before EXPO 2017, it will be a grand new addition to the country’s developing tourism industry. Bruce Glasco, chief operating officer and managing director of Troon’s international division said: “This will be an exciting addition to golf in the country and the first golf resort to be built here. With exciting developments of this sort, there are real opportunities to grow and heighten Kazakhstan’s position on the golfing map.”
Archetype, a French company ranked in the top 100 architectural firms in the world, is planning to build a five-star, 150-room hotel with a clubhouse totaling 35,000 square metres. The golf course with all 18-holes will be the work of Korean firm In-Sung.
The Burabay area, known to locals for its beautiful nature, will provide an ideal setting for the visitors of the golf club who will be able to enjoy the imagery of mountains in the backdrop, a dense forest of pine woods, distinctive rock formations and lakes. The club will also include 15 chalets and two artificial lagoons.
Troon was founded by Dana Garmany in 1990, it manages courses in over 29 countries with the facility in Burabay a proud addition for the leading management company.
The Burabay Golf Resort is Troon’s second development in the region, joining the National Azerbaijan Golf Club and will be the company’s 41st venue.