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Education City Golf Club Partners With IMG Prestige

8.30am 24th June 2020 - Course Development

IMG announce that Education City Golf Club has joined the IMG Prestige global network of world-class clubs and resorts.

Education City Golf Club is a landmark project for Qatar and the world of golf. Designed by José María Olazábal, it comprises three golf courses including an 18-hole championship course, a 6-hole floodlit championship course and a 9-hole floodlit par 3 course. The 18-hole course is immaculately groomed & conditioned and received widespread acclaim from players and media alike during the recent Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, a European Tour event.

Education City 3rd and 6th holes

In line with its commitment to developing the game in the country, the Club also features state-of-the-art learning and practice facilities, including a Power Tee and TrackMan equipped driving range and luxurious performance studios featuring the latest swing and custom-fit technology.

Russell Hannah, Senior Director, IMG Golf Course Services, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Education City Golf Club to our network. The Club is already recognised as one of the finest in the EMEA region, reinforced by its recent nomination for World’s Best New Golf Course in 2020 by the World Golf Awards. They have been doing a fantastic job in developing the game of golf in Qatar and we hope that IMG Prestige members enjoy the superb facilities as soon as international travel is allowed.”

Michael Braidwood, General Manager, Education City Golf Club, commented: “IMG Prestige is an elite network of golf clubs and resorts from across the world and it’s an honour for us to be the first club in Qatar to be associated with IMG. The company has been involved in all aspects of the game for decades and we are very much looking forward to hosting IMG Prestige members at the club, and also seeing our members taking advantage of the reciprocal benefits”.

Education City Golf Club also offers fantastic stay & play packages with some of the best hotels in Doha. For more information please visit

IMG Prestige provides a valuable and unique benefit to the members of each participating club, delivering green-fee revenues as well as providing an immediate seal of quality in the marketplace.

IMG Golf Course Services is a global leader in the design, development, marketing and management of world class golf courses. For more than 25 years, the group has set the standard for excellence in golf course design and golf club management. IMG’s golf course services team currently provides a diverse range of management and marketing services to more than 20 award winning clubs and resorts.

For more information about IMG Prestige please visit

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