Abu Dhabi-based developer Eagle Hills has announced that it has acquired prime land in the Iraqi capital Baghdad for setting up a golf resort development at a total investment of $1.5 billion.

The ‘Baghdad Golf Course and Spa’ will feature a world-class golf course, high-end residential neighbourhoods, a five-star hotel, and an exclusive resort club. It is set to become a prominent feature in the city’s landscape, effortlessly combining contemporary luxury with the area’s deep-rooted cultural legacy, said the developer.

The announcement comes following a meeting between Iraq Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al Sudani and Eagle Hills Chairman Mohamed Alabbar. The upcoming golf course will be designed to international standards, catering to both amateur and professional players.

The residential neighbourhoods will have meticulously designed homes, creating a tranquil and luxurious living environment. The hotel and resort club will provide top-tier amenities such as fine dining, spa services, and recreational facilities, ensuring a comprehensive and unforgettable experience for all, it stated.