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LavAzza pours into Education City Golf Club: Mclaughlin claims inaugural LavAzza Golf Open

The LavAzza Golf Open teed off the start of the golf season at Education City Golf Club on 13th September. The tournament was the first event in a monthly series that will conclude after 8 tournaments finishing in April 2020. 

The tournament took place over the 18 Hole Championship course at Education City Golf Club. A hospitable welcome at the start of the morning with professional barista serving up fresh morning coffee and snacks by Il Café de Roma. The cozy and relaxing café by Lavazza provided the players with the best Italian tradition and quintessential experience found in its outlets at City Centre, Lagoona mall, Tawar mall, Hotel park and soon to be in prestigious Sidra hospital.

“We are delighted to have a global brand such as LavAzza working in partnership with us at Education City Golf Club. The tournament is expected to become a popular edition to the event calendar particularly with the delightful hospitality of Il Caffé di Roma and Lavazza each month.” said, Michael Braidwood General Manger Education City Golf Club.

Winning the tournament by 6 points was Gerard McLaughlin taking home his very own personal LavAzza Coffee machine. Falling short in second place was Andrew Ikstrums closing out the day with 32 points.

The notable winner of the day taking 3rd position and the prestige of the LavAzza Lady Golfer was Patricia Yurkiw with 32 points.

Lavazza Qatar General Manager, Salvatore Caputo said “We have been very enthusiastic for the LavAzza Open - Round 1 at ECGC. The tournament has created a great feeling between all registered players. We welcome all passionate golfers to join us at the forthcoming event in October.”

The tournament was the first in a busy schedule of major golf tournaments expected for the season ahead at Education City Golf Club with the next LavAzza Open scheduled for October.

Visit to register your interest for the October tournament. 


1st Place: Gerard McLaughlin 38 points 2nd Place: Andrew Ikstrums 32 points 3rd Place: Patricia Yurkiw 32 points

Lady of the Day: Patricia Yurkiw 32 points

For further Information contact:

David White

Sales & Marketing Director

Education City Golf Club

P.O Box 12182, Doha, Qatar

Tel: +974 4034 0614

Mobile: +974 50408773

Education City Golf Club

Education City Golf Club is a landmark project for Qatar and the world of golf, offering a revolutionary and holistic approach to growing the game of golf. It comprises of a range of short game formats, a state-of-the-art learning and practice facility housed in the Centre of Excellence and a Track Man driving range. The facility features 3 golf courses including an 18-hole championship golf course, a flood lit 6-hole championship course and a flood lit 9-holepar-3 course all designed by two-time major winner Jose Maria Olazabal. Uniquely the 6-hole championship course has 7 teeing ground options per hole for quick and multi-generational golf supporting the development of golf. The amazing golf courses are serviced by a club house and academy building which will both offer all day dining options. Surrounding the club house are large gardens where a number of lawn sports will be available.


Spreading the aroma and quality of Italian espresso around the world has always been the primary aim of Lavazza. The company originated in the early 1900's when Luigi Lavazza first invented the concept of "the blend": the art of mixing coffee of different origins to obtain a harmonious and tasty product. Today, Lavazza is the leader when it comes to quality, and the brand remains a symbol of Italian espresso and Italian identity worldwide.

Il Caffè di Roma is the Italian café by Lavazza in Qatar: a cosy and relaxing café which looks beyond fleeting trends to embody the best Italian tradition of cafés as the quintessential place to meet. Tasting an espresso at ll Caffè di Roma is a ritual to savour in every detail: from the classic and familiar ambience, with its warm and natural colors, to the unique and unmistakable aroma of authentic Italian espresso by Lavazza , located in City Centre, Lagoona Mall, Tawar Mall and Hotel Park. 


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