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Lawrie to Defend Title at 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

December 17, 2012

Ryder Cup star Paul Lawrie has confirmed he will attempt to win a record third Commercial Bank Qatar Masters title this January to add to his victories in 1999 and 2012.

Volunteer at the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

December 19, 2012

Have you ever wanted to have behind-the-scenes privileges at a big-time professional golf tournament? Join the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters volunteer crew today, and you will get to join an amazing team that is crucial part of a great event.

#CBQMGolf Spotlight - Paul Lawrie

December 23, 2012

In the first instalment of our #CBQMGolf Spotlight series, here are some facts and figures about Paul Lawrie. How many of these did you already know?

Tickets Now On Sale for 2013 Tournament

December 25, 2012

Day and season tickets for the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters are available to purchase online from 17 December 2012 at www.virginmegastore.me, and in-store from Virgin Megastore shops in Villagio Mall and Landmark Mall, Doha, as well as Doha Golf Club.

Natasha Bedingfield Headlines 2013 Tourney Evening Entertainment

January 03, 2013

On tournament weekend, Natasha Bedingfield, the Stars From The Commitments, Congo Faith Healers and Madhen will perform for spectators at Doha Golf Club January 25-26.

Amateurs Chase #CBQMGolf Spot at Qatar Open This Week

January 06, 2013

Approximately 136 amateurs are potentially just a few weeks away from realizing a dream and becoming a great golf underdog story, as Qatar Open play begins this week.

Garcia, Kaymer back for more at Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 07, 2013

In-form Ryder Cup heroes Sergio Garcia and Martin Kaymer will both return to Doha Golf Club to compete in this month’s US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Rose, Dufner and Olazabal Confirmed for This Year's Field

January 08, 2013

World Number Four Justin Rose of England and American World Number Nine Jason Dufner are amongst the highest-ranked players to confirm their participation in the US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. The news was announced during the pre-event conference today at Doha Golf Club.

Feature: Brands Reap 'Tremendous Value' from GCC Golf Investment

January 09, 2013

For Commercial Bank of Qatar, the title sponsor of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters tournament for the last seven years, partnering with the European Tour’s annual event in Qatar is a particularly valuable, strategic investment.

Three Amateurs Qualify for Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 13, 2013

England's Max Williams and Qatar's Saleh Al Kaabi and Ghanim Al Kuwari earned the right to compete in the upcoming Commercial Bank Qatar Masters as amateurs by qualifying through the Qatar Open tournament this past weekend.

World Number Four Oosthuizen Joins Top-Ranked Contenders in Field

January 14, 2013

Following his first European Tour win of 2013 in South Africa on Sunday, World Number Four Louis Oosthuizen is the second top five player to confirm his participation in the US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which will be held at Doha Golf Club next week, from January 23-26.

Qatari Pair Set to Compete in 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 16, 2013

Two up-and-coming Qatari golfers, 18-year-old college student Saleh Al Kaabi and 31-year-old business owner Ghanim Al Kuwari, have earned the chance to compete with some of the world’s best players at the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, a pivotal stop on the European Tour.

Weekend Entertainment Showtimes Announced

January 17, 2013

Approximate showtimes have been announced for the evening entertainment next weekend following the golf tournament action at the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club.

Past Winners El, Goosen Target Second Title Next Week

January 18, 2013

The 2012 Open Champion and past U.S.Open Champion Ernie Els and the two-time U.S.Open Champion Retief Goosen will each aim to win the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters for a second time when the two South African legends compete in the tournament’s 16th edition at Doha Golf Club next week, from January

Hanson, Grace confirmed for Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 19, 2013

Peter Hanson is the fifth player from Europe’s victorious Ryder Cup team to confirm his participation in next week’s US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which will be held at Doha Golf Club from January 23-26.

2013 Official Sponsors - ExxonMobile Qatar, QMDI, Apollo Scaffolding, De Boer

January 20, 2013

ExxonMobile Qatar, QMDI, Apollo Scaffolding and De Boer signed on as official sponsors of the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Local business support continues success story of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 20, 2013

The 16th Commercial Bank Qatar Masters continues to expand its family of partners with local brands Avis Qatar, Fifty One East, Xerox and Aspetar all confirming their support of the US$2.5 million prize fund European Tour event.

Two Ways to Win Season Passes to This Year's Tournament

January 20, 2013

Fans have two ways to enter contests to win season passes to this year's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, January 23-26.

#CBQMGolf Spotlight - Justin Rose

January 21, 2013

In the next instalment of our #CBQMGolf Spotlight series, here's a deep look at some of the facts and figures from the life and career of Justin Rose.

Oosthuizen in winning mood ahead of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 21, 2013

World Number Five Louis Oosthuizen is quietly confident he can finally lift the Mother of Pearl Trophy at the end of this week’s US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which will tee off at Doha Golf Club on Wednesday.

Tournament Radio - Listen to Monday Interviews with Oosthuizen, McGinley

January 21, 2013

Louis Oosthuizen and Paul McGinley were the first players to join radio host Rupert Bell in the Commercial bank Qatar Masters course-side radio booth Monday.

Tournament Week Monday - All Eyes Turn To Doha Golf Club

January 21, 2013

With the first tournament along The European Tour's 'Desert Swing' wrapped up in Abu Dhabi Sunday, all eyes have turned to Doha, as Commercial Bank Qatar Masters week kicks off.

2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters App Available for Free Download

January 21, 2013

An important feature to note for live spectators at this week’s tournament, as well as golf fans at home - the official Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Mobile App is back again for the 2013 tournament, and it’s available for your free download on Android or IOS devices.

The St. Regis Doha Prepares to Host Top Golfers This Week

January 21, 2013

Organisers of the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters have today unveiled The St. Regis Doha as the Preferred Hotel of the tournament, starting with the 2013 event.

Spectator Guide - 5 Great Spots on the Course to Watch the Tourney

January 22, 2013

We asked Doha Golf Clubs Golf Operations Manager and PGA Professional Anthony Miley to help guide the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters attendees to some of the best spectator spots on the Championship Course.

In-form Rose Relishing Duel with 'Similar' Oosthuizen

January 22, 2013

Justin Rose and Ernie Els spoke about their outlook this week, a day ahead of the first round of the 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Casey's Team Victorious in Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Pro-Am

January 22, 2013

Paul Casey, a former World Number Three, led his Commercial Bank of Qatar team to victory in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Pro-Am held on Tuesday at the Doha Golf Club.

You Could Win an Autographed Shirt by Retweeting Our #CBQMGolf Tweets

January 22, 2013

Big news for golf lovers around the world – one lucky online fan will win an official Commercial Bank Qatar Masters polo shirt, autographed by some of the top golfers at this week’s event.

Wednesday's Opening Round Tee Times Announced

January 22, 2013

The tee times for Wednesday's first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters has been announced, with John Parry of England, Gareth Maybin of Northern Ireland and Justin Walters of South Africa going off with the first group at 6:05 a.m. Qatar Time (GMT +3).

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Follow @CBQatarMasters on Twitter and Like Us on Facebook

January 22, 2013

Whether you're perched by the course at Doha Golf Club or you're following along around the world, be sure to tune into the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters on Twitter and Facebook to get connected to everything that's happening at this week's tournament.

#CBQMGolf Spotlight - Martin Kaymer

January 22, 2013

In the next instalment of our #CBQMGolf Spotlight series, here are some more facts about Kaymer and his career so far.

Manchester United Stars on Watch at Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 23, 2013

Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes were among a group of Manchester United players watching some of the world’s top golfers in the first round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Reigning Champion Lawrie Pays Tribute to Rose, Olazabal for Ryder Cup Win

January 23, 2013

Paul Lawrie, who is defending his Commercial Bank Qatar Masters title at Doha Golf Club this week, paid tribute to World Number Four Justin Rose and Captain Jose Maria Olazabal as he looked back on Europe’s stunning Ryder Cup win in late September.

Tournament Radio Interviews - Ricardo Santos and Anthony Wall

January 23, 2013

Day 1 leader Ricardo Santos and Anthony Wall, in a tie for second, discuss their opening-day rounds.

'Amazing' Santos sizzles with 65 to lead Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 23, 2013

Ricardo Santos of Portugal, fourth in Abu Dhabi last week, shot a seven-under-par 65 to take the first-round lead at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, which teed off on a Wednesday for the first time.

Tournament Radio Interview - Michael Campbell After Day 1

January 23, 2013

Michael Campbell joins Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Tournament Radio on Day 1, live from the course, following his opening-round 68.

Tournament Radio Interviews - Entering Day 1 with Lawrie, Garrido and More

January 23, 2013

Defending champion and two-time winner Paul Lawrie discusses what it is he likes so much abou the Championship Course at Doha Golf Club, and why he has come to play so well here. We also have interviews with Ernie Els, Jason Dufner and Ignacio Garrido.

Dufner, Garcia Impressed by State of Championship Course

January 23, 2013

Jason Dufner and Sergio Garcia discuss their outlook for the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters just a day ahead of the start of this week's tournament.

Santos Posts Clubhouse Lead, Garcia in the Hunt

January 23, 2013

Ricardo Santos, last year's Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year, continued his excellent start to 2013 by claiming the clubhouse lead on day one of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Els full of praise for Championship Course challenge

January 23, 2013

Reigning Open Champion Ernie Els has praised the all-round test presented by the Doha Golf Club’s Championship Course as he embarks on his fifth appearance in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters this week.

Team Golf Edge Al Sadd in Lively Tournament-Side Penalty Shootout

January 24, 2013

Henrik Stenson and four fellow European Tour golfers edged Al Sadd youngsters 8-7 in a fun-filled football penalty shootout after Thursday’s second round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Doha Golf Club.

Catch Natasha Bedingfield live in concert at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters tomorrow evening

January 24, 2013

Natasha Bedingfield joined by Stars From The Commitments, Congo Faith Healers, Madhen to perform for spectators at Doha Golf Club this weekend.

Garcia, Kaymer Shine in Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Second Round

January 24, 2013

Spanish legend Sergio Garcia shot a bogey-free six-under-par 66 to share the halfway lead in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters with German star Martin Kaymer, Marcus Fraser of Australia and Ricardo Santos of Portugal.

2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters is Ignacio Garrido's 500th European Tour Appearance

January 24, 2013

After completing his opening round of one under par 71 at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, Ignacio Garrido became a member of an exclusive group of professionals to have played 500 European Tour events.

Mid-Day Update - Kaymer, Frasier Share Clubhouse Lead at 9 Under

January 24, 2013

Martin Kaymer's quest to claim a first Commercial Bank Qatar Masters title continued as he carded a five-under-par 67 to share the second-round clubhouse lead at nine-under with Australian Martin Fraser, who also signed for the same score after the morning rounds.

Tournament Radio Interview - Martin Kaymer After Round 2

January 24, 2013

Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Tournament Radio's interviewed German Martin Kaymer, who moved to 9 under after Day 2.

Dufner, Oosthuizen shoot low to join chasing pack

January 25, 2013

World Number 11 Jason Dufner set the early pace in the third round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters with a five-under-par- 67 as he moved to eight-under overall.

Saturday Leader Profiles - Wood, Garcia and More

January 25, 2013

Here's a bit more information about the top 6 golfers on the leaderboard entering tomorrow's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Final Round.

Wood Carves Out Three-Shot Lead at Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 25, 2013

Towering Englishman Chris Wood, 25, shot an eight-under-par 64 to move to 15-under and open up a three-shot lead after the third round of the US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Olesen Presented with Surprise, Personalised Manchester United Jersey

January 25, 2013

Manchester United fan and fast-rising Danish golfer Thorbjørn Olesen is presented with a Wayne Rooney-signed, personalised Red Devils jersey following his four-under 68 at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters on Thursday.

Tournament Radio Interview - Anthony Miley Analyses the Championship Course

January 25, 2013

Listen as Sam Lloyd of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Tournament Radio takes us to the pros for an in-depth look at what it's like to play at Doha Golf Course with resident PGA Professional Anthony Miley.

Leaders Tee Time Information For Round 3 Friday

January 25, 2013

Team Europe Ryder Cup stars Martin Kaymer and Sergio Garcia are amongst the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters leaders at the halfway point, teeing off in the final two groups.

Mid-Day Update - Cabrera's 'Perfect' Score Could Be A Sign of Low Rounds to Come

January 26, 2013

Rafa Cabrera-Bello - one of five Team Europe golfers in Thursday's football penalty shootout - posted an early eight-under 64 in Saturday's final round to set the clubhouse lead with a nine-under total of 279 at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

#CBQMGolf Contest - Last Day to Get Involved and Win a Shirt

January 26, 2013

Today is your last day to get entered for a chance to win a Commercial Bank Qatar Masters polo shirt from Greg Norman apparel, autographed by many of the star golfers from this week's tournament, including Sergio Garcia.

Tiger-inspired Wood wins Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 26, 2013

Inspired by Tiger Woods, towering Englishman Chris Wood sank a pressure-packed eagle putt on the last hole to win the US$2.5 million Commercial Bank Qatar Masters and record his maiden European Tour victory.

Tournament Radio - 2013 Round-Up and Interviews With Wood, Competitors

January 26, 2013

To close out the Tournament Radio 2013 program, the Lloyd Bell team has this 2013 tournament round-up, as well as interviews with Wood - a first-time European Tour champion - and runners-up Sergio Garcia and George Coetzee.

Natasha Bedingfield Thrills Fans at Doha Golf Club

January 26, 2013

Global pop star Natasha Bedingfield entertained an enormous audience at Doha Golf Club on Friday as the highlight of the off-course entertainment after the third round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Blues band Congo Faith Healers were the opening act of a lively evening that followed an excit

Tournament Radio Interviews - Wood, Oosthuizen, Campbell, Khan and Dufner

January 26, 2013

Listen here for Tournament Radio interviews with Wood, Oosthuizen, Campbell, Khan and Dufner following their rounds Friday

Tournament Radio Interview - The Tournament's Impact on Qatar Golf

January 26, 2013

Qatar Golf Association Technical Director Mike Shoueiry sits down with Tournament Radio's Sam Lloyd to discuss the state of golf in Qatar.

Tee Times for Saturday's Final Round

January 26, 2013

Check out the tee times for the groups at the top of the leaderboard entering Saturday's Final Round.

Tournament Radio - Volunteers Shine, Too, at 2013 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

January 28, 2013

There are many people working passionate behind the scenes to bring the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters event to life, but perhaps it is most a pure act of love for the many volunteers who sign on each year to help make the tournament great.

Looking Back, Looking Forward - Wood Vows to defend Mother of Pearl Trophy

January 28, 2013

The first Englishman to win the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, towering Chris Wood has vowed to defend his title next year and keep his hands on the majestic Mother of Pearl Trophy.