The Fedex Cup Series started in Qatar this month, a spin off event from the PGA Tour to be held at two championship golf courses in Qatar – the Doha Golf Club and the Education City Golf Club (ECGC). The tournament series will run for seven months and is open to members of the two golf clubs.
Participants will have the opportunity to accumulate points each month with the series that will see 15 players from Doha Golf Club and 15 Players from the ECGC participate in the Fedex Cup Series Final to be held in May 2020. This is the first time that such an event has occurred in Doha for amateur golfers competing over the two golf courses.
ECGC General Manager Michael Braidwood said that the Fedex Cup Series for Qatar will be a highlight in the tournament calendar for members of both clubs.
We look forward to seeing who will be the champion golfer in 2020, our thanks go out to Fedex for bringing this event to amateur golfers of Qatar.’
For those looking to participate in the Fedex Cup series, golfers must be a member of either Doha Golf Club or ECGC, with a valid handicap to participate. Points will be accumulated each month at the players home club with double points available in the final event.
Doha Golf Club General Manager Gary McGlinchey said that since Doha Golf Club has been open since 1998 this is the first time that an event of this magnitude will take place over two courses in Qatar.
We are excited to be working alongside Education City Golf Club in bringing this tournament to members of both clubs.’
The season structure will be formulated between the two golf clubs with rotating monthly qualifiers. Through the season, players earn points in each event they play, and the goal is to be among the Top 15 to progress to the finals. The tournaments will be conducted over the clubs as follows:
- 8 Nov – ECGC
- 22 Nov – Doha Golf Club
- 6 Dec – ECGC
- 10 Jan – Doha Golf Club
- 7 Feb – ECGC
- 13 Mar – Doha Golf Club
- 3 Apr – ECGC
- 17 Apr – Doha Golf Club
FedEx Final Round 1 – 29 May – ECGC
FedEx Final Round 2 – 30 May – Doha Golf Club
The Top 15 players from Doha Golf Club and ECGC will progress to the playoffs on 29 and 30 May 2020. With two rounds of golf over both championship courses, the Fedex Cup Series Champion will be decided.
For updates and more information about the tournament, visit ecgolf.com.