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Places to play golf in Qatar - It’s more than just a peek for the golfers

You might have known Qatar for its epitome of modern living and vibrant culture but now it comes as an appealing destination for the most discerning of golfers. Want to discover its incredible golf courses? This guide will ease your course.

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Doha Golf Club

If you are looking for an unforgettable golf experience in Qatar, you should not miss spending some time in this green oasis surrounded by cityscapes. The history of this golf club runs back to 1998 and it offers more than just golf! Savour your stay with a host of social events, numerous leisure activities and dining options. If you are in search of a Doha golf hotel close to this club, try out an option such as Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli which is located 25-minutes away from the club. Once you head over to the Qatar Golf Academy, you will be welcomed with a friendly environment to enjoy and discover a game of golf. No matter whether you are a novice or pro, the academy provides instructional programmes for golfers of any level.

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Mesaieed Golf Club

Have you ever heard of 'desert golf'? If NO- you should certainly head over to this club. It was first discovered as a nine-hole brown golf course back in 1951. If you are wondering why it is called desert golf, it is because the course here is built with oil and sand mixture as means of providing an alternative to the green course. During the Middle East Oil Industry Golf Association (MEOIGA) Trophy Championships (in 1959), it was further expanded to an 18-hole brown golf course. Today, this course is popular for hosting championships and competitions such as the QP Challenge Trophy.

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Education City Golf Club

This lush green course consisting of 33 holes which have been designed by Jose Maria Olazábal. It includes trees, greens, fairways and most importantly it includes USGA standards. The facility covers a total land area of 120 Hectares and it is located adjacent to the Education City Qatar World Cup 2022 stadium. In addition, this golf facility was designed and built to be operated with the vision of championing innovation, research and development, education, and culture. Its ultimate aim is to become a vehicle of change to develop the game of golf in Qatar. All non-golfers and golfers can have a fantastic golfing experience in these all-inclusive golf courses.

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Doha Sports Park

Qatar is blessed with ideal characteristics to make it an incredible destination for golfers across the world. Doha sports park is considered to be a multi-sports venue located within the idyllic setting of Doha Golf Club. The venue provides you with high-quality sports pitches which are affordable to have an unforgettable golfing tour. If you are a beginner, there are coaches to guide you. With the palm tree-line grass pitches and beautiful backdrops, the golf courses in Doha Sports Park will tempt you to have a returning visit!