Education City Golf Club

Al Rayyan Rd,

Education City, Doha

  • Office

    +974 7773 7973
  • Pro shop

    +974 7773 7973
  • Golf pro

    Rhys Beecher (Director of Instruction)
  • Academy

    Education City Golf Club - Centre of Excellence.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Desert-style. Gently undulating terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert environment.

  • Designer:

    José Maria Olazábal
SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the 18-hole Championship course. Also at Education City is the 6-hole Championship course (par-23; 2136 yds from back tees; course rating 72.2), and the 9-hole Par 3 course (par-27; 1258 yds from back tees).






How to get there:

2 km N of Ar-Rayyan / 13 km W of central Doha.

Education City Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 2019

Education City Golf Club: for many years golf in Qatar was limited to a couple of desert courses, where golfers putted out on "browns" rather than "greens". From 1997 the country was able to boast one of the Middle East's first grass championship courses, Doha Golf Club, host venue to the European Tour's Qatar Masters. Now, at last, Qatar is home to a second top-quality grass golf course, located in Education City to the west of central Doha.

Conceived by the Qatar Foundation the facilities at Education City include 18-hole and 6-hole Championship courses, a floodlit 9-hole Par-3 course, and excellent floodlit practice and coaching facilities. The José Maria Olazábal-designed Championship course lays down an excellent test for your game, in a desert-style setting. Host venue for the Qatar Masters in 2020, this exciting new venue offers unique views of the Doha skyline, the Education City World Cup football stadium, and the older Rayyan Castle (although how much older is debatable).

Gently rolling terrain and a profusion of sharp-edged bunkering defines the course, along with several fairway hugging lakes. The first few holes lead you out to an ancient wadi wall, allowing its charm and beauty to set the tone for your round. On several occasions your mettle will be tested alongside water, not least at the par-5 18th, which brings you back to the golf clubhouse from the Education City Stadium, the "Diamond in the Desert".
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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Oct '19 thru May '20): Sun-Thur 665 QAR; Fri/Sat 890 QAR. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

The Education City's 9-hole Par 3 course is floodlit for night golf.

Practice facilities

Excellent, with floodlighting and a double-ended driving range.

Did you know?

Qatar's Education City, a flagship initiative of the Qatar Foundation, is a 12 square kilometre campus that hosts branch campuses of some of the world’s leading educational institutes, a homegrown university, and other research, scholastic and community centres. Also in the area around the golf course are the Rayyan Castle, 2022 World Cup Stadium, and Arab Museum of Modern Art.

The golf course and facilities at Education City are managed and operated by Troon Golf, a world leader in upscale golf course management.

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