One-day event supported by Domasco

DOHA, Qatar, February 9, 2021: Domasco, the distributor of Volvo Cars in Qatar celebrated National Sport Day with Education City Golf Club by hosting Volvo Car Owners and golf club members to a fun and unique day of golf experience. Golf is already a key social distancing sport has been extremely popular allowing people to exercise and enjoy sport in the outdoors.

First up was the official tournament, it saw the ECGC members compete to be crowned the champion of the Volvo National Sports Day Stableford. The individual stableford format double teed at 6.20 am and continued till late afternoon. Winners were crowned in the amateur categories with 3 positions in each. The day concluded with fun games and activities for all the participants. The overall winner of A division was a young junior golf Daniil Sokolov with an impressive 39 points playing off a 12 handicap.

In B Division the winner was Abdul Rashid Mordiffi 40pts just edging out Ronan Kelly in second place on a count back with 40 points.

In addition to the tournament there was a golf lesson for Volvo car owners. Most of the car owners had no prior experience playing golf, so they were given a one-hour lesson on the basics of golf and they learnt how to putt. They later had the opportunity to put their newly acquired golfing skills to the test with some golf based fun activities.

“This pandemic has made us do things differently. Volvo cars are known for safety and being a premium luxury brand, we wanted our customers to have a safe and unique experience this National Sport Day. Golf was thus the perfect choice for this National Sport Day activity and as Domasco Volvo we are glad to be able to be part of Qatar’s vision to emphasize the importance of sport and to enhance awareness among members of society. We value our customers health and we followed all covid safety measures.” Said Mr. Faisal Sharif, Managing Director at Domasco Volvo.

Congratulations to the winners:

Division A

1st Place: Daniil Sokolov 39pts

2nd Place: Patricia Yurkiw 38pts

3rd Place: Saimie Mohiden 37pts C/B

Division B

1st Place: Abdul Rashid Mordiffi 40pts C/B

2nd Place: Ronan Kelly 40 pts C/B

3rd Place: Tassaduq Bandey 38pts C/B

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For further Information contact:

David White

Sales & Marketing Director

Education City Golf Club

P.O Box 12182, Doha, Qatar

Email: dwhite@ecgolf.com

Tel: +974 77737973

Mobile: +974 50408773

www.ecgolf.com

About Education City Golf Club

Education City Golf Club is a landmark project for Qatar and the world of golf, offering a revolutionary and holistic approach to growing the game of golf. It comprises of a range of short game formats, a state-of-the-art learning and practice facility housed in the Centre of Excellence and a Track Man driving range. The facility features 3 golf courses including an 18-hole championship golf course, a flood lit 6-hole championship course and a flood lit 9-holepar-3 course all designed by two-time major winner Jose Maria Olazabal. Uniquely the 6-hole championship course has 7 teeing ground options per hole for quick and multi-generational golf supporting the development of golf. The amazing golf courses are serviced by a club house and academy building which will both offer all day dining options. Surrounding the club house are large gardens where a number of lawn sports will be available.

About Volvo

Volvo cars are distributed in Qatar by Doha Marketing Services Company (DOMASCO), a leading multi-brand company in Qatar and a member of the Al Futtaim group. It has a diversified portfolio of passenger cars, motor bikes, commercial vehicles, marine and power products, watches and electronics representing some of the world’s most visible and award-winning brands.