Tuesday, 26 September 2023 11:02 GMT

Minister Of Sports And Youth Inaugurates Corinthia Golf Club

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) deepak john | The Peninsula

Doha: Minister of Sports and Youth H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali inaugurated the Corinthia Golf Club in Gewan Island in the presence of Turki bin Mohammed Al Khater, United Development Company (UDC) Chairman, Ibrahim Jassim Al Othman, UDC President, CEO and Member of the Board and other senior UDC and Corinthia officials, yesterday.

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The inauguration of UDC new state-of-the-art sporting facility falls in line with its efforts to improve and diversify recreational and sports offerings, at its flagship developments, The Pearl and Gewan Islands to provide an integrated residential and leisure experience that fulfils the aspirations of all residents, visitors and tourists alike. UDC had also recently introduced a series of new facilities and attractions at The Pearl Island which have been strategically launched in parallel to the World Cup organisation. 

Minister of Sports and Youth H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali; UDC Chairman, Turki bin Mohammed Al Khater; UDC President, CEO and Member of the Board, Ibrahim Jassim Al Othman with other senior UDC and Corinthia officials during the inauguration of the Corinthia Golf Club in Gewan Island, yesterday.

Addressing the inaugural event, Turki bin Mohammed Al Khater said:“The opening of Corinthia Golf Club fulfils UDC's sustainable growth strategy which aims at developing hospitality and entertainment sectors, given the promising prospects they hold for The Pearl and Gewan Islands, in light of the increase in the number of visitors and demand for UDC properties and investments, which in turn drives UDC to provide comprehensive entertainment facilities and services.”

Also speaking during the event, Ibrahim Jassim Al Othman, said:“The inauguration of Corinthia Golf Club reaffirms that our projects and developments are proceeding in full swing as planned and demonstrates the depth and comprehensiveness of our entertainment vision through integrated facilities and leisure destinations which include Corinthia Hotel Gewan Island and its annex beach club, the air-conditioned Crystal Walkway and seaside promenade and of course the recently completed Corinthia Yacht Club on The Pearl Island.”

Matthew Dixon, Managing Director of Corinthia Doha said:“We are delighted to be launching the next phase of the wider Corinthia development in Doha. Bringing another tier to our launch following on from the Corinthia Yacht Club.” 

The golf course consists of nine holes spread over sprawling greens of 32,000 square meters surrounded by 616 trees and 96 palm trees and adorned by two sizable lakes, within a total facility area of 57,980 square meters.

The golf club also provides a temporary building to host players until the completion of the main facility within Corinthia Hotel, where the current building includes a majlis and a rooftop terrace in addition to washrooms and lockers for storing personal belongings.


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