Saudi International golf tournament had approximately 500,000 visitors in 2018. Becoming a premier leisure destination on the Red Sea, he said, form one of the four "strategic pillars" that KAEC is focusing on.
KAEC “elite sports” is a sector in which the city can become a leader in Saudi Arabia.
“That’s where golf comes into play, and motor racing. We have a motor track under construction,” he said. “There’s also marine sports, at an international level, like international fishing competitions and diving.”
(Source: Arabianbusiness.com YouTube channel)