As we count down to the start of a thrilling golfing season in 2014, the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters shares a few interesting facts and figures from previous tournaments, as well as the event to come.
1 - Englishman has won the tournament - Chris Wood in 2013
2 - The number of players to have won the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters twice - Paul Lawrie in 1999 and 2012; Adam Scott in 2002 and 2008
4 - days of world-class international golf from leading European Tour players
17 - The number of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters since the tournament's inception in 1998
26 - Dedicated volunteers from 26 countries work tirelessly to ensure the smooth running of the event
65 - The number of giant cacti planted alongside the 7,374-yard Championship Course at Doha Golf Club
300 - A total of over 300 volunteers will assist the organisers during the four-day event
325 - For just QAR325 spectators can purchase a season ticket to watch all four days of on-course action, enjoy a wide range of family activities, trick shot shows and two fantastic evening concerts in the public village
25,000 - Visitors expected to watch the action in Doha from 22-25 January 2014
2,500,000 - The total prize fund in USD for the European Tour sanctioned event
The 2014 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters will once again feature a world-class field of established champions and rising stars, with USD2.5 million up for grabs along with valuable ranking points.
Chris Wood will return to defend his Commercial Bank Qatar Masters title in 2014, along with a number of other stars to be announced ahead of the tournament.Wood lifted the iconic Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Mother of Pearl Trophy in January 2013, becoming the first ever Englishman to win the title. To stay up to date with the tournament, you can follow us on both Twitter and Facebook.