Organisers of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters have confirmed that the 25th edition of the popular European Tour golf event will be held at Doha Golf Club from 24– 27 March 2022.
The highly anticipated event is organised by The Qatar Golf Association (QGA), the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), Doha Golf Club (DGC) and long-term title sponsor, Commercial Bank. The tournament is considered Qatar’s annual ‘must-attend’ sporting and social event, first held in 1998 and widely known for bringing together the world’s best golf talent, the likes of Branden Grace, Sergio Garcia, Rory Mcllroy, Justin Rose, Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Henrik Stenson have all competed in past years. This year’s tournament edition number (25) will be a special edition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the tournament, and there will be several activities to celebrate this event.
The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters is an essential part of the European Tour tournaments in the Middle East, as it attracts thousands of people every year, the tournament is broadcast to about 90 countries through more than 30 channels for nearly 3000 hours to be watched by about 500 million viewers worldwide.
For the 25th edition of the event all eyes will be on Doha as the biggest names in the sport vie for the mother of Pearl Trophy on one of the most challenging courses on The Tour.
President of QGA, Hassan bin Nasser Al Naimi, said, “The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters is a leading fixture on Qatar’s sporting calendar. Since its inception, the event has complemented the growth of golf in the country. The tournament also continues to contribute to encouraging young Qataris to take up the sport and learn from The European Tour Stars,”
“Preparations for the next tournament are well underway, together with our partners who have played a vital role in enhancing the event experience for both players and spectators each year. We look forward to welcoming the players, golf fans and our valued sponsors to Doha Golf Club for another edition of world-class golf in March 2022.
“I would like to thank His Excellency Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee, and all officials for their great support. I would like also to thank the main sponsor, Commercial Bank, with whom we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the championship this year, and thanks to all sponsors for their continues support,” added Al Naimi.
Hussein Al Abdulla, EGM Chief Marketing Officer, Commercial Bank, said, “We have been the title sponsors of the tournament for many years. The 25th edition of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2022 is a special edition as it commemorates the 25th anniversary of this prestigious event, where top-notch players will be competing here in Qatar to win the unique Mother of Pearl trophy. We look forward to support this amazing tournament and celebrate this milestone of 25 years of action and success while supporting Qatar’s 2030 vision”.
Al Abdulla added: As we have been accustomed to at Commercial Bank, supporting the goals of our government and its national vision is our top priority. The will of our country and its wise leadership inspire us with determination, strength and willpower to organize and sponsor world-class events that raise Qatar’s name on the world map, and praise its prominent and strategic role, not only in the field of business and economy, but also on the sports level as the most prestigious and appropriate destination for organizing the largest and most sporting forums.”