A floating golf course off shore of the Maledives?

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Destroying the reef for some super rich persons? To be absolutely honest – this is really – I mean really – f***ed up and should not be allowed.

From Oceanic Defense:

Dutch developers are giving a new meaning to the term “water hazard.”

Three corporations — Waterstudio.NL, Dutch Docklands and Troon Golf — will be building the world’s first floating golf course in the Maldives — a small group of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, according to Business Insider.

Underwater tunnels will connect the 18 holes and facilities together, while allowing golfers to experience the reef. Luxurious accommodations overlook the fairways and the surrounding reef. The course itself will be built on floating platforms, making it the world’s first floating golf course.

Let them know how you feel about them destroying some of the most beautiful reef systems in the world. (Please be respectful in all communications.)

contact the following:


Gen. Berenschotlaan 211
2283 JM Rijswijk
The Netherlands
e info@waterstudio.nl
f +31 70 3944 234

Principal Architect
Ir J.K. (Koen) Olthuis
e j.olthuis@waterstudio.nl
m +31 6 5515 0091

Dutch Docklands Offices:

Oude Delft 142
NL-2611 CG Delft
The Netherlands
T +31 (0)15 212 66 88
F +31 (0)15 213 16 56

Troon Golf Hong Kong

21st Floor ICBC Tower, CITI Bank Plaza
3 Garden Road, Central
Hong Kong
Phone: +852.2166.8190
Fax: +852.2166.8999
Email: info@troongolfchina.com

President of the Maldives:


Source: nesn.com

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published on May 9, 2011 by jdo
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