The 12th Qatar Bowling Open
, a European Bowling Tour and World Bowling Tour event, is underway. 60 players from 14 countries, 58 men and two women, helped usher in the 125.000 Euro "Platinum" event at the Qatar Bowling Center in Doha on Sunday. Two-time World Cup champion Aumi Guerra
(pictured left, 1356) of the Dominican Republic and Hussain Al-Suwaidi
(1319), UAE, set the pace in the first two of 17 qualifying squads and earned automatic berths in the finals on Saturday, Dec. 15.