Overview of 2016 Qatar Ladies Open
Indian teenager Aditi Ashok confirmed her star status by registering her second straight victory on the Ladies European Tour at the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open in Doha, just a fortnight after claiming her maiden win at the Hero Women’s Indian Open.The 18-year-old rookie professional from Bangalore shot a final round of three-under-par 69 on a weather-disrupted last day at Doha Golf Club for a total of 15-under-par and a three stroke win over Lydia Hall and Caroline Hedwall, effectively sealing the Rookie of the Year title.
About the Qatar Ladies Open
The Qatar Ladies Masters — the first professional women’s golf tournament ever to be played in Qatar – made its debut in November 2016 and was played at Doha Golf Club, also the venue for the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters on the men’s European Tour. The tournament was the third Ladies European Tour event in the Middle East in 2016, inspiring local women to try the sport, whilst providing the perfect platform to celebrate the achievements of the players in the Rio Olympic Games.