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The Debrief: 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

The Debrief: 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

Everything you need to know about the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Jorge Campillo and David Drysdale

A play-off was required to decide the winner for the second week in a row as Jorge Campillo became a two time European Tour champion after seeing off the challenge of David Drysdale in Doha.

Here, we take a look back at some of the highlights from an entertaining 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

Campillo back in the winner's circle

Campillo may have had to wait a while for his first European Tour crown but ever since he broke his duck at last year's Trophée Hassan II, it looked like it was only a matter of time before he would win again. And that proved to be the case as the Spaniard came out on top in an epic play-off battle with Drysdale. Campillo had to wait 229 events for his first European Tour victory but he has now won in consecutive seasons. "I'm just so proud right now of the way I played in the play-off," he said. "I hardly missed a shot and I was able to make some putts. I hit some good shots coming in in the middle of the round but you have to be patient, you have to try hard. I knew I was going to make some putts. It was a tough win but I'm glad I pulled it off."

Drysdale's wait for a win goes on

Drysdale came agonisingly close to securing his maiden European Tour title at the 498th time of asking but missed out by the narrowest of margins. The 44-year-old Scot had a ten foot putt on the last to finally lift a European Tour trophy 21 years after making his debut but could not take advantage and had to return to the 18th tee for a play-off. After matching Campillo over the first four extra holes, Drysdale was unable to replicate the Spaniard's birdie at the fifth and had to settle for the fourth runner up finish of his career.

MacIntyre's missile

There was no altitude to help the players with distance in Qatar... but there were cart paths. Robert MacIntyre doesn't need a lot of help to get his ball down the fairway but just like the rest of us, he'll take some if it's there. He managed a whopping 409 yards on Thursday.

Family affair for the Kinhults

While Marcus Kinhult was making waves in Doha, his sister was bidding to do the same in Florida as she made her debut on the Symetra Tour on Friday. Frida Kinhult is Marcus' younger sister and has had a stellar collegiate career in the United States, rising to become the top ranked female amateur in the world last year. Last week she was making her bow in the paid ranks at the Florida's Natural Charity Classic and big brother was a keen observer. She finished in a tie for 22nd, while Marcus came joint seventh in Qatar.

Langasque gets hot

There are purple patches and there are purple patches - around the turn on Friday, Romain Langasque produced one of the greats. First he nearly aced the ninth...

Then on the 11th he produced this piece of absolute brilliance for an eagle...

A hat-trick of birdies followed including a holed bunker shot on the 12th. Well played, Romain.