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Doha: Commercial Bank Qatar Masters organisers have confirmed that long-standing partner of the tournament, ExxonMobil Qatar, will once again provide support for Qatar’s leading golf event in 2013. This year’s event will be hosted by the Qatar Golf Association (QGA), the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and Commercialbank Qatar at Doha Golf Club from January 23-26.
ExxonMobil celebrates 16 years of partnership with the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in 2013, having sponsored the tournament ever since its inception in 1998. ExxonMobil has become a leading supporter of sports in the State of Qatar through high profile sponsorships with events such as the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters and the Qatar ExxonMobil Open tennis tournament.
“Qatar is becoming increasingly known for its involvement in sports through staging world-class events, and we are proud to play a part in that ever-developing success story,” said Bart Cahir, President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar Inc.
“At ExxonMobil, we believe that by sponsoring events such as the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters we can help support the State of Qatar as an international sports arena, ultimately highlighting Qatar’s role as a global business and investment hub. It has been fantastic to see the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters grow into a leading event on The European Tour since it was first staged in 1998 and we look forward to another exciting edition in 2013.” Andrew Stevens, Group CEO of title sponsor Commercial Bank of Qatar commented, “The sustained support of ExxonMobil Qatar is vital to the on-going success of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. ExxonMobil Qatar shares our passion for sports and for continuing to raise Qatar’s profile as a premier sporting venue, making them an ideal and important partner.”
Hassan Al Nuaimi, QGA President, added “We are delighted that ExxonMobil Qatar has continued its association with the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters for a 16th year. ExxonMobil’s contribution to the success of the tournament and to Qatari sports in general since our first year of partnership in 1998 has been remarkable.”