Qatar: Plans for new golf course project unveiled

Qatar International Golf Club (QIGC), a member of Qatar Foundation, will boast golfing, leisure and sports education facilities in one location

Qatar International Golf Club will boast golfing, leisure and sports education facilities in one location.
Qatar International Golf Club will boast golfing, leisure and sports education facilities in one location.

Plans for a new golf and tourism project in the Doha have been unveiled in Qatar. 

Qatar International Golf Club (QIGC), a member of Qatar Foundation, will boast golfing, leisure and sports education facilities in one location. 

The project, which incorporates the Qatar 2030 vision for human, social, environmental and economic development, aims to grow golf in the region by making it accessible for all. 

QIGC, located within Education City, will comprise an 18-hole championship golf course, 6-hole championship course, 90-hole par-3 course, high-tech driving range and practice facilities - as well as a centre of excellence and a public park featuring a host of indoor and outdoor activities. 

Designed with respect for local culture and traditions, QIGC will feature female-centric practice facilities. 

The project  will also boast a luxury clubhouse with 5-star hotel rooms, a spa and various dining and banqueting facilties. 

Once completed, QIGC - will become one of the most sustainable golf courses in the world by following the guidelines and criteria set by the Golf Enivironment Organisation (GEO).

The operation of the golf course is being overseen by AMLAK.

Commenting on the project, Abdul Aziz Al Emadi, CEO, AMLAK Holding, said: "Qatar International Golf Club is a landmark project for Qater and the world of golf. 

"The facility is built upon the guiding principles of Qatar's 2030 Vision with the aim of contributing to the human and economic development of our nation.

"By reolutionising the way golf is taught and enjoyed, we hope to encourage great participation in the sport amongst the local community and our hope is that this system will provide a blue-print for growing levels of golf participation globally. 

"The course itself is based on solid foundations of science and research and will see it become truly world-leading in terms of both social and environmental sustainability. 

"I've no doubt Qatar International Golf Club will be at the forefront of developing every aspect of the sport and inspire future generations, especially in Qatar."

 

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