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EAST LONDON, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 06: Thomas Bjorn of Denmark during a press conference after practice prior to the Africa Open at the East London Golf Club on January 6, 2010 in East London, South Africa. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
Organised by the Qatar Golf Association (QGA), the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and title sponsor The Commercial Bank of Qatar, the $2.5 million Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy will be the second event in the three-leg ?Desert Swing' in between tournaments in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. "Doha Golf Club is regularly considered the toughest challenge the players face when competing in the Middle East," said QGA President Hassan Al Nuaimi. "However, it does not stop the biggest names on The European Tour who are all regulars at the event. For the fifteenth staging in 2012, we are delighted to welcome back our defending champion Thomas Bjorn who was simply magnificent in winning the title for the first time in his career." Commercialbank Group CEO Andrew Stevens said the tournament field would continue to take shape over the coming weeks. "It's always a pleasure to welcome back our defending champion and we look forward to announcing more players from the top ten ...
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