22 October 2014; Doha, Qatar: Commercial Bank Qatar Masters organisers have confirmed that the 18thedition of the popular European Tour golf event will be held at Doha Golf Club from 21 – 24 January 2015.
The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters was first held in 1998 and is organised by The Qatar Golf Association (QGA), the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), Doha Golf Club and title sponsor, Commercial Bank of Qatar. Sitting at the heart of The European Tour’s Middle East swing and teeing off on a Wednesday for the third year in a row to align with the Gulf region’s weekend,Doha’schallenging Championship Course offers a USD2.5 million prize fund which attracts some of the sport’s leading names.
The likes of Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Martin Kaymer, Ernie Els, Jason Dufner and European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley have all competed for the Mother of Pearl Trophy in past years.The 2014 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters was attended by almost 20,000 spectators and was broadcast to a global TV audience of over 400 million households.
Hassan Al Nuaimi, President, QGA commented, “The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters has grown into one of the Middle East’s leading sporting events and holds a proud place in Qatar’s sporting story. Preparations for the next tournament are already in progress alongside our valued partners who have played a vital role in evolving and enhancingthe event year after year.We look forward to welcoming the players, spectators and our valued partners to Doha Golf Club for another instalment of world-class European Tour golf in January.”
Abdullah Saleh Al Raisi, CEO of Commercial Bank added, “Commercial Bank has now partnered with the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters for ten years. The tournament has developed into a truly international event during that time and we are proud to play a part in its success alongside the QGA and QOC. With new family entertainment for 2015 aside from the on-course action, families and golf spectators can expect a fantastic weekend.”
Single-day and season tickets for the2015 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters will be available to purchase from 30 October 2014.For those looking for an extra-special experience, a range of popular corporate hospitality packages are available now. For more information please visit qatar-masters.com/hospitality.