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HH Sheikha Moza opens Education City Golf Club
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, today attended the official opening of the Education City Golf Club as it hosts its first international tournament, the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2020.
Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation, also attended the opening ceremony, as golf stars from around the world played their opening rounds in the latest edition of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which has moved from its previous home at Doha Golf Club for the first time in its 23-year history.
During the event, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser toured the facilities within the sporting and community facility, which, as well as being a venue for top-class competitions, aims to encourage people of all ages in Qatar to experience and enjoy the game of golf.
Also participating in the tour at the official opening of the Education City Golf Club were Hassan Al Naimi, President of Qatar Golf Association; Joseph Abraham, Group CEO of Commercial Bank of Qatar; Omar Hussain Alfardan, Managing Director, Commercial Bank of Qatar; Keith Pelley, CEO of the PGA European Tour; and leading professional golfer Catriona Matthew.
Comprising 18-hole, nine-hole, and six-hole courses, the Education City Golf Club also houses a state-of-the-art learning and practice facility within its Centre of Excellence, which combines modern technology with expert training opportunities and includes a women-only tuition area, as the club seeks to support the growth of women’s golf in Qatar. Its nine-hole course is floodlit, enabling people to enjoy a round of night-time golf, with the club also providing a range of fitness classes and offering golf lessons for individuals, groups, and children.