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Doha College's Young Golfers

Doha College's Young Golfers

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Doha College is renowned for its exceptional academic results and the number of alumni that go to their first choice of university. But equally commendable, is their dedication to nurturing gifts that complement the academic facet of a young person’s development, like music, visual arts, sports and practical talents. Today we focus on sports and in particular golf, which has offered some DC students a path that is truly off the beaten track. In a country where golf may not spring to mind at the top of the list of sports, especially in summer, it is nevertheless possible to hone this skill to exceptional levels. Such levels, in fact, that some Qatar-grown talents beat others from places with a far older tradition in the game. One example is Laila Hrindova, who graduated from Doha College in 2017 and is now working through her first year at Baylor University in Texas, US. Thanks to her dexterity with the titanium club, Laila secured a golf scholarship at Baylors, and is now playing regularly in addition to her academic commitments. Here she tells us about her experience so far: “The workload is substantial, with studies interlacing fitness, practice, golf team qualifications and travel…
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 10:27
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Cristina Ionascu

Cristina Ionascu