Posted on December 10, 2019

The exciting ‘W Doha World Cup of Golf’ event hosted at the remarkable golfing facility in Education City has come to an exciting end on November 30th. This unique partnership promised golf enthusiasts and its community a vibrant tournament that saw 108 participants from different communities. The winners were announced on the same day later in the evening at the infamous WET Deck at the hotel where a lively prize giving ceremony took place and top teams took home varying prizes.

The tournament swung into action with a total of 27 teams (consisting of 4 players each) from different communities in Qatar, with the South African team securing the vital first place. Kobus Goosen, Zander Stramrood, Susan Karamanian, Jacques Krafft aced into first place with a total of 95 stableford points. They were closely followed into second and third place by the Pakistani and Kenyan teams who secured a total of 91 points each. Speaking on behalf of the winning team, Zander Stramrood said “This was a thrilling experience, and we are extremely happy to have secured first place in the tournament. We would like to thank both W Doha and Education City for hosting such a commendable golfing event”.

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Wassim Daaje, General Manager of W Doha commented, “We are proud of what we have achieved through our collaboration with Education City Golf Club. The growing golfing community in Qatar is very inspiring and we are excited to support golf enthusiasts and to offer the community this exciting golf competition. I would like to congratulate all the winners and the participants for their amazing performance, and we look forward to many more exciting collaborations and sporting events”. Rhys Beecher, Director of Golf Club at Education City Golf Club, commented: “By joining forces with the W Doha we were able to showcase the growing love for golf in Qatar and to offer golf enthusiasts the opportunity to come together and compete in this exciting competition. At the Golf Club, we aim to encourage active participation of the community through our partnerships and competitions, and I would like to congratulate all the winners on their impressive achievements.”

Alongside the tournament, 60 Diplomatic staff members including ambassadors enjoyed an introductory golf training session at the state-of-the-art facilities. The ‘W Doha World Cup of Golf’ allowed both competitors as well as supporters to enjoy a lively experience of what the sport has to offer.

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