The ‘W Doha World Cup of Golf’ event hosted at the remarkable Education City Golf Club has come to an exciting end, with participation from 108 players from different communities.

The winners were announced on the same day later in the evening at the infamous WET Deck at W Doha where a lively prize giving ceremony took place and where the top teams took home varying prizes.

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The tournament swung into action with a total of 27 teams (consisting of four players each) from different communities in Qatar, with the South African team securing the coveted first place. Kobus Goosen, Zander Stramrood, Susan Karamanian, Jacques Krafft aced into the top place with a total of 95 stableford points. They were closely followed in 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 it was a thrilling experience, and they are extremely happy to have secured first place in the tournament.

We would like to thank both W Doha and the Education City Golf Club for hosting such a commendable golfing event.’

According to Wassim Daaje, General Manager of W Doha, they are proud of what they have achieved through their collaboration with Education City Golf Club. He said that the growing golfing community in Qatar is very inspiring and they are excited to support the golf enthusiasts and to offer the community an exciting golf competition.

I would like to congratulate all the winners and 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, said they aim to encourage active participation from the community through  partnerships and competitions. He also congratulated 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 the sport.