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 you will find information on what you can see and how you, your friends and your family can participate in activities at the 2015 tournament.
UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey have been announced to headline the evening entertainment at the 2015 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Following the end of play on Friday 23 January, spectators are promised an outstanding show delivered by the legendary reggae band, who will perform live in Qatar for the first time, at the Doha Golf Club.
Formed in 1978, the band has achieved critical acclaim ever since, selling over 70 million records world-wide, and nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album four times. During an impressive three-decade career, the band has been touring the world performing sell-out shows, and will be making their historic appearance in Qatar this coming January. Thousands of fans will enjoy an unforgettable night with the band expected to perform some of their most famous hit singles including “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and “I Got You Babe” at the public village on Friday 23 January.
Adam Baluch the one-man band was born in the UAE to a Ugandan father and American mother, and grew up between Dubai and the US. Alternative soul is the best way to describe both the man and the music."To one loop station add 4 instruments, beatboxing, rapping, some soulful vocals and a lot of passion. That sums me up".
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.
Some of the best golf you'll see!
At the previous tournament, QMDI hosted Mark Reynolds, PGA Professional and holder of the Guinness Book of Records for the Longest Club for a fantastic show for all the family.
On Friday and Saturday, the World Golf Trick Shot Champion Geoff Swain and the talented Kevin Carpenter, teamed up to create a truly unique and memorable experience in golf entertainment - the photos speak for themselves!
Then golf enthusiast and ex-Manchester United player Dwight Yorke showed off his skills at the show. You can read more here.
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. Over 200 local school children visited Doha Golf Club and played mini-golf and target golf.
A DGC Golf in the Community workshop teaches children how core values such as respect, honesty and commitment are developed through golf.
Over the weekend there were fun competitions for the family with special “United through Golf” gift for every participant. Families enjoyed the “United Through Golf” mini putting course and the giant “Target Golf “ screen.
Before the first golfers teed off to start the tournament on Wednesday, January 22, some lucky amateurs got the chance to spend a day hacking and a night dining alongside some of the world’s best players. John Daly and his teammates took the trophy. You can read more here. The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Pro-Am golf outing was 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.