The Mother of Pearl trophy for the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2020 is now at the Education City Golf Club (ECGC), the venue for the golf tournament, which will be held from 5 to 8 March 2020. The trophy was previously at the Doha Golf Club.
The majestic Mother of Pearl trophy is considered a symbol of the rich Qatari heritage, as pearl diving and trading were the mainstay and backbone of Qatari culture and identity for a long time, evoking historical significance and strong social and emotional bonds amongst Qataris. Just like its name, the Mother of Pearl trophy is unique, strong, resilient and is a source of pride to those who own and carry it.
According to Commercial Bank’s Hussein Al Abdulla, EGM, Chief Marketing Officer, they are committed to driving more participation in sport activities in Qatar.
We are looking forward to yet another successful edition of this very special tournament, which supports Qatar’s national vision of being a world-class venue for sport, promoting healthy lifestyles, and bringing members of the Qatari community together.’
Fahad Nasser Al Naimi, General Secretary of Qatar Golf Association, said they are happy to be part of the trophy movement, and come March 2020, they will once again see the biggest names in golf vie for the Mother of Pearl trophy on the new picturesque ECGC.
The Qatar Olympic Committee and the Qatar Golf Association are excited and looking forward with great anticipation to yet another successful Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.’
Speaking on behalf of ECGC, General Manager Michael Braidwood said they are very pleased to receive the iconic Qatar Masters trophy to their premises.
The trophy will take pride of place in our clubhouse lobby and will allow golf enthusiasts to take a closer look at it and have a picture with it. I am sure it will inspire all golfers who enter the premises of Education City Golf Club.’
Commercial Bank Qatar Masters has witnessed high attendance in 2019, broadcasted to over 450 million viewers around the globe. For its 23rd edition, all eyes will be on Doha as big names compete for the Mother of Pearl trophy on one of the country’s newest golf courses. The Education City Golf Club is expected to entertain local and international audiences with its exceptional views of the Doha skyline and the Education City FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Stadium.