Qatargas Golf Open golf tournament which was held recently at the Doha Golf Club attracted as many as 400 players, up by 130 per cent from last year’s figure, making it a huge success.
Homar Ramirez won the two-day championship held on 3rd and 4th December in which players from Qatar Golf Association, Qatargas, its stakeholders, companies based in Ras Laffan Industrial City, banks and embassies, took part.
Sammy Rose secured the first position among Qatargas employees whereas Annette Hansen won the ladies tournament. The junior tournament was won by Faisal Mir, followed by Samantha Mond and Laila Hrinda.
A special ceremony was held to celebrate the successful conclusion of the event and award prizes to the winners. Ghanim Al-Kuwari, Qatargas Chief Operating Officer – Administration, gave away the prizes.
Addressing the players and guests, Mr. Al-Kuwari said: “We are very pleased to host and organize such a successful tournament. Qatargas Open Golf, which is now in its 12th year, is one of the most popular events in Doha’s golfing calendar. Congratulations to the winners and thank you all for the wonderful participation.”
Following the awards ceremony the players and invitees enjoyed the evening with a buffet dinner. Proceeds from the two days’ charity sale at the tournament, plus an additional contribution from Qatargas, went to Qatar Charity Association.
Source: Qatargas, December 27, 2010;