First Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup kicks off in Doha

March 20, 2015 10:30 am

The winner at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup in Doha poses with officials of Turkish Airlines at Doha Golf Club. The Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup kicked off in Doha with a one-day amateur championship series. Top teams from Doha win place in Grand Final to be held in October in Belek, Turkey, while the World Cup Final winners to play Pro-Am with one of the world’s best golfers.

Doha, Qatar:  Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline for the fourth consecutive year, kicked off the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup in Doha with the first round of a global amateur championship that will include qualifying events in 65 destinations worldwide.

Players started at the Doha Golf Club for an individual stableford format with the field being split into two equal divisions, based on handicap.

Maximum handicap limits were 28 for men and 36 for ladies.

The winners of Qatar Golf Tournament are: Claes Byberg, for Best Gross, William Green, Cat 1, Christine Duffailly, Cat 2, Dean Elford for Men’s Nearest the Pin, and Valerie Dalton for Women’s Nearest the Pin. The winners from each team were presented trophies by Mehmed Kursad Caymaz, General Manager of Turkish Airlines in Qatar, at a celebratory dinner with the players.

The prize includes participation in the grand final of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, return Business Class flights to/from Antalya with the airline all-inclusive with accommodation at a 5-star hotel.

An exceptional number of amateur golfers are participating in the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup globally across 12 qualifying events at the most renowned courses in the 65 participating destinations worldwide. The grand final will take place in October at one of the most prestigious resorts in Belek, Turkey.

Mehmed Kursad Caymaz, General Manager of Turkish Airlines in Qatar, said: “We are delighted with the enthusiastic participation of golfers in Qatar at the first match of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup in Doha. We congratulate the winners and look forward to their participation in the finals later this year.”

The winners of the grand final in Belek this October will get the chance to play the Turkish Open PRO AM with one of the world’s best golfers.

Travellers can take advantage of 10 Turkish Airlines flights from Qatar to Istanbul for connections flights and the carrier’s 263 destinations.

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