Posted on December 09, 2012

Qatargas last week hosted the 14th edition of its annual open golf tournament.  Held at the Doha Golf Club, the event attracted over 352 entries, underlining the popularity of the tournament.

After two days of exciting competition (on 7th and 8th December), Saleh Al Kaabi was declared the overall winner with 42 points. Chris Crane secured the first position among Qatargas employees while Susie Dagless won the ladies tournament. Bill Townsend won the ‘hole in one’ prize on hole 17.

In addition to players of the Qatar national team and the Qatar Golf Association, employees of Qatargas, its stakeholders, companies based in Ras Laffan Industrial City, banks and embassies, participated in the tournament. 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, presented the prizes to the winners.

Qatargas Chief Operating Officer, Ghanim Al-Kuwari, with the winners

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 14th 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 award ceremony the players and invitees enjoyed the evening with a buffet dinner. Qatargas also organized a charity sale on the sidelines of the event. Proceeds from the two days’ charity sale will be doubled with an additional contribution from Qatargas and presented to Qatar Charity Association.

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