Visit Qatar’s Newest Golf Course


Qatar is hosting the 23rd annual edition of the Commercial Bank Masters Golf tournament. The event takes place March 5-8 at the all new Education City Golf Club.

Qatar residents and visitors will be entertained during the 23rd edition of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2020 which will be held at the spectacular location of the Education City Golf Club (ECGC) between March 5 and 8.

ECGC will become the newest Golf course on the European Tour Calendar and its venue is truly impressing; it offers spectacular views of the Doha Skyline in an extraordinary open green space.

The Golf tournament is considered one of Qatar’s must-attend sport events and is widely known for bringing together world renowned players, such as Sergio Garcia, Rory Mcllroy, Adam Scott, Justin Rose, Ernie Els and Henrik Stenson; they have all competed in the past years.

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The highly-anticipated event is organized by Qatar Golf Association (QGA), the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), Education City Golf Club and long-term title sponsor, Commercial Bank.

Why You Should Attend

  1. To experience the superb new venue
  2. To watch the Golf stars getting challenged
  3. To enjoy unique Doha views
  4. To be a part of a lively community that aims to encourage Qataris to embrace golf and grow the game in the country.

Interesting Facts

  1. The 2019 edition was attended by thousands of spectators
  2. It was also broadcasted to a global TV audience of over 450 million spectators
  3. The Education Golf Club venue is designed by José Maria Olazábal, the two- time Major Champion and World Golf Hall of Fame 2009.
  4. It was founded in 1998
  5. The 2019 winner was Justin Harding from South Africa
  6. The first tournament was held in 1998 and the prize was $1 million USD

Hassan Nasser Al Naimi, President of QGA, said: “On behalf of the Qatar Golf Association, we are truly grateful for the support of the Qatar Olympic Committee and our long-term title sponsor, Commercial Bank of Qatar which has helped us position the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters as a significant world-class golf event. We are also very excited about working alongside Education City Golf Club for the 23rd Edition and aim to continue its success”

Commercial Bank EGM and Chief Marketing Officer Hussein Al Abdulla said: “Our fruitful cooperation with Qatar Golf Association, the Olympic Committee and Education city will certainly help us combine our effort to showcase to the world the countless opportunities that Qatar can present to the sports industry being a world-class destination for international tournaments.

“We are looking forward to widen the platform of this cooperation through supporting more sports activities in the future. I am positive that our goals will become easier to achieve now with the new remarkable facility of the Education City Golf Club opened.”

Speaking on behalf of Education City Golf Club, the General Manager Michael Braidwood stated: “Education City Golf Club is excited to be hosting the 2020 Qatar Masters. We have recently opened our golf course and we have been delighted by the response of our clients on the quality and challenge of the course. It will be interesting to see how the European tour stars play the course. The event is an ideal opportunity for us to further our goal in growing the game of golf here in Qatar and we aim to use it as a platform to get as many new people engaged in the game.”

Useful Information

Date: March 5-8

Location: Education City Golf Club



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