Qatar, Jorge Campillo is new leader in Doha

At Doha GC (par 72), Edoardo Molinari slipped from 4th to 24th position with a total of 209 (68 69 72, -7) shots

by Andrea Gussoni
Qatar, Jorge Campillo is new leader in Doha
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Jorge Campillo is the new leader of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters of golf in Doha. In the DP World Tour tournament, also suspended in the third round due to the arrival of darkness, the Spaniard provisionally leads the ranking with a score of "-16" after 17 holes of the 'moving day' played and has a single shot lead on the Finn Sami Valimaki, 2nd with 201 (-15) ahead of the Scot Robert MacIntyre, 3rd with "-14" after 16 and among the protagonists of the European success at the Ryder Cup in Rome.

Jorge Campillo, results

At Doha GC (par 72), Edoardo Molinari slipped from 4th to 24th position with a total of 209 (68 69 72, -7) shots. Further back Guido Migliozzi, 40th with 211 (-5). Molinari from Turin, stopped yesterday by darkness after five birdies in a row, stumbled into two bogeys in the last seven holes of the second round.

Then, in the third round, after three more bogeys in the first 14 holes, he birdied three in the last four. Qatar is an emirate in the Middle East with an area of 11,586 km2. Qatar is located on a small peninsula jutting into the Persian Gulf and connected to the Arabian Peninsula to the south, where it has a land border with Saudi Arabia.

Its capital is Doha, its official language is Arabic, and its currency is the Qatari riyal. In 2014, Qatar is the fifth largest producer of natural gas in the world after Russia, the United States, Canada and Iran. It is the leading exporter of liquefied natural gas.

The country is also an oil producer, but of medium size. It is a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) between 1961 and 2018. It has been an associate member of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) since October 13, 2012 without having had observer status.

Doha is the capital of the peninsular state of Qatar overlooking the Persian Gulf and is a modern city on Doha Bay. The downtown seafront is characterized by numerous parks and the Corniche promenade. Located on an artificial island, the Museum of Islamic Art designed by architect I.M.

Pei is home to a vast collection from across the Islamic world. At Souq Waqif, a traditional market, you can buy clothing, handicrafts and spices.

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