The Dukhan Golf Club (DGC) is an 18-hole, 7050 yards, 72 par, golf course. This golf course is the oldest in Qatar (about 54 years old). Located inside the Dukhan Township, is a mixture of sand and oil, initially it was set as a 9-hole and later expanded to 18-hole course, in 1997.
Aside from its course and practice range, the club offers its other facilities such as the clubhouse, lounge area, change rooms, kitchen, barbeque area and children’s playground. Throughout the year, the DGC clubhouse is always considered as venue for different club events and private functions to serve its multi diverse cultured members and the Dukhan community as a whole. The clubhouse opens its doors from 6 am until 10pm. Membership is currently open to Senior Staff employees. Currently it has 137 members.
The regular golfing season and competitions for DGC normally starts in September and continue till mid May of next year. DGC also arranges coaching professionals for training the beginners and Dukhan English School children to encourage them to pick it up as sport at younger age. To teach the beginners in course manners and to familiarize them with course, Social Golf games are arranged on Wednesdays, in which beginners get to play with handicapped players. The club is open to both playing and social members. For entertainment of Social Members, DGC arranges periodic Social Evenings, Dart Nights & Quiz programs etc. The club house is equipped with widescreen TV, music system and satellite TV etc for both social and playing members.
Since, Golf is an outdoor game; DGC arranges weekly competitions when the temperatures are moderate for outdoor activities. The club has a flood lit driving range, which is open to members throughout the year.
During the playing season, DGC arranges following prestigious competitions, which are very popular in the Golf Calendar of Qatar:
·Dukhan Team Invitational, open for teams from all over Qatar
·Chairman’s Cup, open to all Golf Clubs within QP its affiliates
·DGC President’s Putter, open to DGC members only
·Captain’s Day, open to DGC members only
·Monthly Medals (September to May)
·Three Charity events, where the collected green fee is donated to different charities in Qatar