WAGR – Qatar Open Amateur Golf Championship 2017 – 31st Edition
Under the auspices of Qatar Olympic Committee the Qatar Golf Association held a press conference in Doha Golf Club yesterday to announce the details of the WAGR – Qatar Open Amateur Golf Championship 2017 on its 31st Edition which will commence on January 5 to 7, 2017 at Doha Golf Club championship course.
The prestigious championship is bringing together 126 golfers, players from 38 participating countries including 90 players from the top world amateurs golfers beside 9 players will represent the host country Qatar and 27 players are Doha residents.
The format is a 3-day individual stroke play competition. The top 60 qualifiers will advance to the final round on Saturday, 07th January.
The winner as well as the best 2 Qatari players will be qualified to play in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters 2017.
Prizes for the top 10 gross players will be given at the closing ceremony on Saturday, 07th January at 2:30pm after end of play.
The Qatar Golf Association extends their earnest thanks to all the main sponsors especially to the Qatar Olympic Committee, the Intercontinental Hotel, Al Muftah Rent a Car and Doha Golf Club.
The press conference was attended by the representatives of Qatar Golf Association General Secretary Mr. Fahad Nasser AL Naimi, Executive Director Mr. Mohammed Faisal AL Naimi, Board Member Mr. Mohammed AL Mohannadi, event main sponsor Intercontinental Hotel General Manager Mr. Andreas Pfister, and local English and Arabic media.