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Diners Club Pro-Am Classic pre-qualifier

Muscat 28th March 2013 - Almouj played host on Thursday March 21st, 2013 to the inauguralDiners Club Open Golf Tournament, held as a pre-qualifier for the Diners Club International Pro-Am Classic which is taking place later this year at the prestigious five star Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa. This year marks the 22nd edition of the Diners Club International Pro-Am Classic.

In spite of high winds, and the beginnings of a sand storm, excellent golf was played by all and the day was a huge success. NasaruddinMohamad triumphed to take home the best overall player trophy, as well as winning the opportunity to participate at the Diners Club Pro-Am Classic in Abu Dhabi, along with his fellow players John Prescott and Yvonne Van Buitenen. Runners up Shirley Prescott, Danny Renihan and Aaron O'Hara will get to travel to Doha and enjoy the corporate hospitality of Commercial Bank of Qatar and watch the Qatar Masters in early 2014.

A spokesperson from Diners Club Oman stated that 'We were delighted to have welcomed a full field of players on Thursday, and are so pleased to be able to offer the winners the experience of playing in the Diners Pro- Am Classic in Abu Dhabi and runners up to get to watch the Qatar Masters in Doha in early 2014. Diners Club are looking forward to providing their members with more unique opportunities and experiences they can't gain elsewhere.'

As a premium card in the Sultanate of Oman, Diners Club offers its cardholders the lowest rate of interest on credit cards at 1.25% p.m. and host of benefits like complimentary travel insurance, airport lounge access to 450 airport lounges around the world, and a Diners shipping service for clients to purchase items from the USA and get them shipped to Oman with a 10% discount on shipping and a waiver of the account set up for 2 years valued at over US$ 200. "We believe a credit card should not only be a tool for all payment needs, but offers benefits, services, and unique experiences. We sincerely hope the winners from our 1st Open Golf tournament will enjoy the experience of playing in Abu Dhabi, and watching the Qatar Masters, and become our brand ambassadors in their circle of friends, and colleagues," added the spokesperson from Diners Club International Oman.

Diners Club International Oman is the issuing entity for individual credit cards, corporate credit cards and providing payment solutions to the small and medium sized enterprises..

Diners Club International Oman is part of the Diners Club International brand. Diners Club International is owned by Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Established in 1950, Diners Club International became the first multi-purpose charge card in the world, launching a financial revolution in how consumers and companies pay for products and services. Today, Diners Club is a globally recognized brand serving the payment needs of select and affluent consumers, offering access to more than 450 airports lounges worldwide, and providing corporations and small business owners with a complete array of expense management solutions. With acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories, over 18 million merchant locations and access to over 845,000 cash access locations and ATMs where the DISCOVER and PULSE logos are accepted, Diners Club is uniquely qualified to serve its card members all over the world.

Diners Club International Oman is the franchise for the global credit and charge card offering. We are owned by Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ), the second largest bank in Qatar.

For more information and media enquiries, please contact:

Jessica Hern
Diners Club Oman
Tel: +968 24659829/ +968 93347168
Fax: +968 24659840