The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters offers an incredible spectator experience to compliment the world-class golf. From the live music performed by acclaimed artists to family-friendly exhibitions to the carnival atmosphere in the Public Village, the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters has something for everyone.
Here is more information on what you can see and how you, your friends and your family can participate in activities at the 2014 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters:
On Thursday, January 23 and Friday, January 24, the Public Village will host live concerts featuring international music sensations Texas and Divas of Soul.
Season tickets are exceptional value, offering access to all four days of golf action as well as the public village and all evening entertainment for just QAR325. That is a huge discount of 40% when compared to buying individual tickets to each day of the tournament. Single day and season tickets for the 2014 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters are available to purchase online from 15 December at www.virginmegastore.me and in-store from Virgin Megastore shops in Villagio Mall and Landmark Mall, Doha, as well as Doha Golf Club.
Divas of Soul Kathy Sledge, the legendary voice of Sister Sledge, and Gwen Dickey, the voice of Rose Royce will complete the stellar line-up with an uplifting performance on Thursday 23 January, bringing a dose of disco fever to the public village as the weekend begins.
Glasgow band Texas, who this year celebrated the 25th anniversary of their first ever public concert, will perform on Friday 24 January following the end of play. Texas have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and are expected to play a range of hits from their 25-year repertoire including their breakthrough 1989 top ten hit I Don’t Want A Lover and a selection of other anthems from their multi-platinum collection of albums, White On Blonde (1997), The Hush (1999) and their 2000 compilation of Greatest Hits. The band, fronted by Sharleen Spiteri, is also expected to play tracks from their latest album, The Conversation.
Fans attending the tournament can keep up with all the action through the dedicated Commercial Bank Qatar Masters radio service. Listen live to the on-site radio station on 88.3 MHZ for all the latest tournament news, up-to-date commentary and player interviews throughout the event. With live tournament radio on the course, you’ll feel like you’re everywhere at once on Doha Golf Club.
On Thursday 23rd at 2pm, QMDI will be putting on Mark Reynolds, PGA Professional and holder of the Guinness Book of Records for the Longest Club.
On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th, come watch World Golf Trick Shot Champion Geoff Swain and the talented Kevin Carpenter, as they team up to create a truly unique and memorable experience in golf entertainment. You’ll be amazed by what they can do!
Be sure to add these shows to your list of things to see.
As part of Doha Golf Club’s commitment to Community Development there will be family friendly golf based activities for all the family to enjoy. WEDNESDAY 22ND January and Thursday 23rd January – 200 local school children will visit and play mini-golf and target golf. There will also be a chance to meet some of the world’s biggest stars.
A DGC Golf in the Community workshop will teach children how core values such as respect, honesty and commitment are developed through golf.
On Friday 24th January and Saturday 25th January there will be fun competitions for the family with special “United through Golf” gift for every participant. Come along and enjoy the “United Through Golf” mini putting course. Have a go on the giant “Target Golf “ screen and try to hit the Plane, Train, Ship or Car. “Golden Shot Putting Challenge” See what you can score, the Golden Ball gets double points. Fantastic prizes kindly sponsored by QAFCO. Play a round of Mini Golf for a chance to grab a Doha Golf Club, Roots 18 Short Golf programme for your nominated primary school.
Before the first golfers tee off to start the tournament on Wednesday, January 22, some lucky amateurs will get the chance to spend a day hacking and a night dining alongside some of the world’s best players. The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Pro-Am golf outing will take place on Tuesday, January 21 in the morning, followed by the Pro-Am Gala Dinner hosted by the Qatar Golf Association, the Qatar Olympic Committee, Doha Golf Club and Commercial Bank of Qatar at the St. Regis Hotel, Doha, the official sponsor and preferred hotel of the event.