For those of you who are looking to engage in a new sport or simply want to keep in practice, Qatar Foundation’s Education City Golf Club (ECGC) presents a fantastic offering, fully-equipped with sophisticated technology and world-class facilities.
In this episode of Exploring Qatar, Jorge and Gigi from Qatar Living step out to learn more about what’s on offer at ECGC, which is not only a landmark for Qatar but a top-ranked golfing facility in the world!
The Club comprises of three golf courses: the 18-hole championship course that makes its way through desert and wadi terrain; the nine-hole par 3 course, with holes ranging from 100-175 yards in length, that further enhances the facility; and the six-hole championship course that features two par 3’s, three par 4’s and one par five, meant to give juniors, beginners and families the opportunity to experience a world-class golf course in a shorter format.
The impressive club has been designed by Spanish architect, José María Olazábel, and is located on the outskirts of Doha set against the backdrop of the Education City Stadium, which will host the FIFA World Cup 2022 matches, up-to the quarter final stages.
In addition to the three courses, ECGC comprises a training academy that features trackman range allowing golfers to use their iPhones to track the golf ball.
Also embedded within the club is The Center of Excellence, which is the leading teaching academy in the Middle East.
Additionally, the club has a range of different studios for training that embrace cutting-edge technology, making the experience of learning and practicing golf unmatchable.
With respect to the country’s culture, the Club also has partitioned, private swing studios for ladies, private ladies short game area, and a number of female trainers to allow ladies to fully enjoy their golfing experience!
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